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Come on, 2016, the world got something right

Hosted by: Laura Hawley Special guest: Dana Hurley

January 10, 2018

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

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

In this episode, we take a look at the 2017 year in review and discuss the election, the US economy, the US unemployment rate, the obesity epidemic, and the new Tax Bill of 2017.

In this episode we cover:

  • Economic Compass (1:30)
  • 2017 year in review and the impact certain events had on the market (4:07)
  • Weather and how it impacted the Florida economy and markets in 2017 (9:54)
  • Advances in technology and the role it plays in driving the economy (14:12)
  • The epidemic of obesity and how it affected the economy in 2017 (17:00)
  • The financial hangover from 2017 and how you can recover (21:37)
  • Preparing a budget and where to start (23:23)
  • The Tax Bill of 2017 and what it means for the average citizen (33:19)
  • Changes to deductions under the new Tax Bill (36:44)

Links From the Show:

Tweetable Topics:

The tax law will not affect 99% of Floridians (as far as the ability to deduct). – Laura Hawley, CFP®, President at Allen & Company

The rise in obesity in our children has been tremendous. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company.

The US suffered more than $200 billion worth of damage from the 17 named storms in 2017. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Polk County was the 5th largest obese county in the nation. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Connect with:

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

Dana Hurley – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Dana Hurley
LinkedIn – Dana Hurley

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