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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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Medicare, Medigap, Donut Holes

November 29, 2017

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

Co-Host
Holland Henderson – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guests
Rodney Pyle – Manager at Bay Insurance Brokers Limited
Dee Dee Wright – Homeless Liaison at Polk County Public Schools

In this episode, we discuss the A, B, C’s and D’s of Medicare, long healthy retirement, insurance, and insurance supplements. We will also visit with Rodney Pyle, Manager at Bay Insurance Brokers Limited, to discuss Medicare, Medicare changes, Open Enrollment, Plan “F,” the Advantage Plan versus a Supplement, and much, much more.

Special guest Dee Dee Wright, Homeless Liaison at Polk County Public Schools will join the show to discuss special holiday projects and the impact that the Polk County School Board has on students and families.

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Health Savings Accounts, breaking the code

November 22, 2017

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

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

In this episode, we discuss and take a practical look at Health Savings Accounts (HSA), who can open Health Savings Accounts (HSA), the amount you can contribute, unused money in your Health Savings Account (HSA), the role a Health Savings Account (HSA) may play in your retirement plans, and much more.

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Best served up with pie

November 15, 2017

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

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

Guest
Kevin Albaum – Attorney at Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.

In this episode, we discuss the importance of making a holiday budget, over-spending, expenses during the holiday season, and how all of this may affect your 2018 financial outlook. We will also visit with Kevin Albaum, Attorney at Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A., to discuss the importance of estate planning, income retention, important documents needed as you plan your estate, charitable giving, and how the holidays may help as you discuss estate planning.

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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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