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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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Digging Out of Debt

January 4, 2017

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

Guest
Kyle Cobia – AIF®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

In this episode we discuss Investing and Saving in the New Year, Credit Card Resolutions, setting a course for the year Financially, and dealing with Credit Card Debt from 2016.

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2016 Year End Finale

December 28, 2016

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

In this episode we discuss Year-end Tax planning and preparation, Capital Gains within your portfolio, the importance of a Flex Spending Account, the difference between a Tax Credit and a Tax Deduction, and a look back with a year-in-review of 2016.

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The Ultimate Gift – Having Your House In Order

January 13, 2016

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

Guest
Lori Fischer – Stephen Martin PA
Marney Robinson – Director of Fine Arts at Neal Auction Company

In this episode we discuss “getting your financial house in order” and the difficult topics associated with End of Life Financial Issues such as a Living Will, Health Care Surrogate, Estate, and the many different variables that come into play as we age. We will also visit with Lori Fischer of Stephen Martin PA, and Marney Robinson Director of Fine Arts at Neal Auction Company.

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Gift Giving Budget

December 7, 2016

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

In this episode we discuss Credit Card Debt and the stress and peril that the Holiday season can bring, how to handle Spending and Debt fears that tend to interfere with Holiday Cheer, alternative gift giving ideas, end of year Tax Planning, and common mistakes made during the Christmas Holiday Season.

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Stuffing or Dressing

November 23, 2016

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

Guest
Larry Durrence, PhD. – Retired Florida Southern History Professor, Lakeland City Commissioner, Mayor and Executive Director, and past President at Polk State College

Jane Hammond – Executive Director at Elder Point Ministries

In this episode we discuss the Origins of Thanksgiving and the Economic Impact of Thanksgiving holiday has on our country, the Stock Market and the beginning of Today’s Stock Exchanges. We will also visit with our special Guest Larry Durrence, PhD. – Retired Florida Southern College History Professor, Lakeland City Commissioner, Mayor and Executive Director, and past President at Polk State College, and Jane Hammond, Executive Director at Elder Point Ministries.

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