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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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D&S Election Show

November 9, 2016

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

Guest
James Larry Durrence, PhD. – Past President of Polk Community College

Join us in a Special Edition of Dollars & Sense as we discuss the President Elect, and not just who’s in Office but what that Office means, and the kind of changes that happen Financially with any kind of Election. We will also discuss what the Election results mean for the Markets, and what it has meant in the past. Special guest James Larry Durrence, PhD., Past President of Polk Community College, will examine various topics regarding the Office of the President and they relate to both the past and the present.

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City of Lakeland – CRA

November 2, 2016

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

Guest
Nicole Travis – Redevelopment Manager at City of Lakeland

Today’s show will discuss the challenges the Election brings among Investors and what you need to focus in on as an investor during the election, the Economic Incentives given by the City of Lakeland to business owners, and welcome Nicole Travis, with the City of Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency.

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My Story – Elizabeth Smart

October 26, 2016

Guest:
Elizabeth Smart – Author/Speaker/Survivor, American Activist and contributor for ABC News

Today’s show will welcome a very special guest Elizabeth Smart, and discuss her role as an Advocate, a Mother, and a Survivor. Elizabeth Smart was Abducted at the age of 14 and was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Elizabeth will be the Keynote Speaker at the Women in Philanthropy Luncheon on November 2, 2016 located in Lakeland, Florida.

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Preparing for the Election

October 19, 2016

Co-Host
Steve Mctaggart – Vice-President of Investments/Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Tim Boynton – Associate Vice President, LRH Foundation at Lakeland Regional Health

Today’s show will discuss how the choice of President will affect the Economic Market and the key things to keep in mind, the amount of News and Technology available to us as Investors and how to use that information, and the key ways Technology is being integrated in our society. We will also welcome special guest Tim Boynton, Associate Vice President LRH Foundation at Lakeland Regional Health to discuss Women and Philanthropy Group event that will feature Elizabeth Smart.

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FSDA Protect Investors

October 12, 2016

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

Guest
Ford Heacock – ‎President of Heacock Insurance Group, ‎Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival
Lily Romine – Director of Junior Achievement of Polk and Highlands Counties

Today’s show will discuss one of the fastest growing forms of Elder Abuse – Financial Fraud, along with other areas of interest to Florida Investors. We will also welcome guest Ford Heacock as he helps us prepare for the Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival, and Lily Romine, Director of Junior Achievement of Polk and Highlands Counties to tell us about the Culinary Cook-off and the role of Junior Achievement in our community.

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