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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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Buy, Lease, Drive Wise

May 17, 2017

Co-Host
Eric Greenhow – MBA, CFP®, CFA®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Michael Greenhow – Sales and Leasing Consultant at Regal Lakeland

In this episode we discuss how the Internet has provided many ways to communicate. We discuss how we define the Global Market Place, what is the Global Economy, and the difference from the International Market. We will also visit with Michael Greenhow, Sales and Leasing Consultant at Regal Lakeland on how the Internet has changed the ways consumers buy cars, and much more regarding the car buy experience.

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Mother’s Day 2017

May 10, 2017

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

Guest
Randy Browning – Founder and President of KidsPACK

In this episode we discuss the very important role of Mom and the Economic Impact she has on a family and how working from home and technology has changed the way we think about things. We will also discuss how motherhood has changed in the work environment, and the role Life Insurance plays for stay at home moms or single parents. We welcome special guest Randy Browning, Founder and President of KidsPACK, to discuss the role KidsPACK plays in the lives of local at-risk youth.

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Cost of a Healthy Life

May 3, 2017

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

Guest
Liz Antaya – Employee Benefits Broker at Stahl & Associates Insurance
Daniel O. Haight, MD. – Vice-President of Community Health at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center

In this episode we discuss the basics of Health Insurance and how to understand your options, the important factors surrounding your Health Insurance Policy, Health Insurance options, choosing a health insurance plan, and much more. We welcome special guest Liz Antaya, Employee Benefits Broker at Stahl & Associates Insurance to discuss the difference Health Insurance options and meanings. We also welcome special guest Daniel O. Haight, MD., Vice-President of Community Health at Lakeland Regional Medical Center

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Summer Vacation

April 19, 2017

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

Guest
Marcy Zyonse – Founder and Owner of Live the Dream Travel
Michael Marotz – Recreation Supervisor at City of Lakeland Department
Chrissanne Long – CEO/Co-Owner at Maximize Digital Media

In this episode, we discuss Family Travel with Summer Vacations and Weekend Escapes, Travel Plan tips, useful apps, and ways to help pay for your dream trip. We also welcome special guest Marcy Zyonse, Founder and Owner of Live the Dream Travel, and Michael Marotz, Recreation Supervisor at City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department.

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Financial Literacy

April 12, 2017

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

Guest
Dr. Daniel Haight – MD, FACP, FSHEA, Vice-President of Community Health at LRMC

In this episode, we discuss Financial Literacy as part of Financial Literacy Month of April. We will share the basics of budgeting and understanding you finances, share common practices, and help change the mindset of your financial future. We will also be discussing the importance of asset allocation, and how that will affect your overall Financial Plan. As part of our Medical Moments, we welcome special guest Dr. Daniel Haight, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Vice-President of Community Health at LRMC, to discuss common health issues.

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