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Thousands of people across Florida tune in weekly to get their questions answered as Laura Hawley interviews both national and local guests. The interactive live show is topic driven and explores hard-hitting issues related to money and the economy. Laura is dedicated to helping her clients set and achieve their financial goals in life. Laura’s strong desire to provide individuals with tools to help them gain their financial security led her to join forces with the national radio group Hall Communications to create the hit radio talk show Dollars & Sense in 1990. Dollars & Sense is heard weekly on WLKF TALK 1430 on your AM dial.


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Practical Look at Estate Planning

November 8, 2017

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP® President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Kyle Cobia – AIF®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Jason Penrod – Attorney at Family Elder Law

In this episode, we discuss and take a practical look at the importance of estate planning, income retention, important documents needed as you plan your estate, charitable giving, and much more. We will visit with special guest Jason Penrod, attorney at Family Elder Law to discuss elder care law and estate planning and he will share his wisdom as it relates to elder care.

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Will I Be Sustainable and In the Green

November 1, 2017

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Dana Hurley – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Julie Ellison – Registered Dietician at Lakeland Regional Health

In this episode, we discuss retirement and the questions you may be asking yourself as you face retirement; how to preserve your assets for your heirs, how living longer and the rising health care cost may affect retirement plans, income gap planning, and much more. In our Medical Moment segment we will visit with Julie Ellison, Registered Dietitian at Lakeland Regional Health to discuss holiday eating, exercise and much more.

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Long Term Planning

October 25, 2017

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Chad Jones – CFP®, MBA, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guests
Susan Sartain – Regional Development Director at Cornerstone Hospice Palliative Care Foundation
Margaret Welch – Community Relations Coordinator with Cornerstone Hospice

In this episode we discuss a Living Will, making plans beyond retirement, Long Term Care Insurance, and the link between retirement and technology. We will also discuss long term retirement planning and help clarify, understand or make solid your plans for health and living long-term. We visit with Susan Sartain, Regional Development Director at Cornerstone Hospice Palliative Care Foundation and Margaret Welch, Community Relations Coordinator with Cornerstone Hospice.

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Emerald Isle, How Do We Get There

October 18, 2017

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Troy Garcia – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guests
Mary Robinson  Former President of Ireland
Tim Boynton – Associate Vice President at Lakeland Regional Health Foundation

In this episode we discuss what good retirement planning looks like, risks and issues concerning financial planning, and most commonly asked financial planning questions. We will also visit with a very special guest, Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland to discuss women leadership, human rights and much more. In addition, Tim Boynton, Associate Vice President at Lakeland Regional Health Foundation will stop in to talk about the Women in Philanthropy Luncheon.

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Innovations & Technology Effect on Retirement

October 4, 2017

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Chad Jones – CFP®, MBA, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guests
Bill McManus – CIMA®, Director, Strategic Markets at Hartford Funds
Dr. Olukemi Fajolu – Orthopedic Surgeon, Lakeland Regional Health

In this episode we discuss how technology innovations are allowing us to live longer and better lives, the rise in numbers and sophistication of cyber-attacks, how to make retirement meaningful, the phases of retirement, and much more. We also welcome special guest Bill McManus, CIMA®, Director, Strategic Markets at Hartford Funds to discuss retirement and Dr. Olukemi Fajolu, Orthopedic Surgeon at Lakeland Regional Health.

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