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by: LAURA HAWLEY guest: Phillip Buchanon June 29, 2016
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Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company

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

Phillip Buchanon – Former American Football Player, Author, Entrepreneur

Today’s show will discuss the sudden effects of a financial disaster, planning in advance financially prior to life changing events, the financial aspects of a divorce, the sudden loss of a loved one, and a conversation with a former NFL player on his financial experiences.

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In this episode we cover:

  • How to rebound after a Financial disaster (4:05)
  • Suddenly broke (5:03)
  • Financial steps and who to turn to during a Divorce; identify and forming your own professional team (9:39)
  • Helpful reminders for dealing with some of the financial aspects of a Divorce and Financial Considerations (11:45)
  • Credit Score and how it is affected during a Divorce (12:35)
  • Sudden loss of a loved one and how it can distress you financially (16:58)
  • The role Life Insurance plays in your financial future (15:30) (17:15)
  • Guest Phillip Buchanon, Former American football player, author, and entrepreneur (19:13)
  • How to pick the right Financial Advisor (23:15)

Books Mentioned in this Show:

  • New Money, Staying Rich by Phillip Buchanon — Read More
  • Sudden Money:  Managing a Financial Windfall by Susan Bradley — Read More

Tweetable Topics:

70% of people that win a lottery are broke after 2 years. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company.

45% of 25 yr olds carry student debt, and the median net worth of those 35 and younger is that of one month’s expenses; one paycheck away from being bankrupt. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company.

When I got into the NFL I was all dollars and no sense, something had to change. – Phillip Buchanon, Former NFL player.

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Laura began her lifelong career at Allen & Company as one of the youngest Financial Advisors in Florida more than 30 years ago.

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, Laura joined Allen & Company in 1983 and now serves as President and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. In addition, she was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015. She holds Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses, as well as her Life, Health and Variable Annuities.

Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion for teaching...