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The Changing Nature of Work

Hosted by: Laura Hawley Special guest: Holland Henderson

August 30, 2017

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

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

Guest
Craig Pittman – Author and Reporter at The Tampa Bay Times

In this episode and in honor of Labor Day, we discuss and explore the workforce today, changes, challenges, and the different ways of finding work and staying in the black. We take a look at the concept “paying yourself first,” and what it actually means towards your savings and investments and exploring how retirement planning and saving should be accessible and a priority for all employees.

We will also visit with Craig Pittman, Reporter at The Tampa Bay Times and author of “Oh Florida! How Americas Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country,” to discuss his books and the great state of Florida.

In this episode we cover:

  • Economic compass (1:12)
  • Changes in the labor force (5:44)
  • Visit with Craig Pittman – Author and Reporter at The Tampa Bay Times to discuss his book “Oh Florida! How Americas Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country,” and why Florida is such a great state (8:09)
  • Craig Pittman discusses notable Floridians that history doesn’t talk about (14:25)
  • Favorite Floridian stories as told by Craig Pittman (15:47)
  • Groundbreaking and standards of laws that passed and started in the state of Florida (17:33)
  • Changes in the labor market (24:07)
  • The “Gig” Economy (27:08)
  • The concept of “paying yourself first” and how to apply it to your finances (31:23)

Links From the Show:

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Books Mentioned in this Show:

  • “Oh Florida! How Americas Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country” by Craig PittmanRead More
  • “The Scent of Scandal” by Craig PittmanRead More
  • “Manatee Insanity” by Craig PittmanRead More

Tweetable Topics:

More than 35 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles from home during Labor Day. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Florida is #1 in the US for concealed weapons permits. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

55% of Americans in 2016 did not take their vacation days. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

If you’re not working, something better be working for you. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Average commuting time is about 51 minutes a day. – Holland Henderson, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Debt is not a good replacement for savings. – Holland Henderson, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

The average American works about 7.6 hours a day. – Holland Henderson, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Connect with:

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

Holland Henderson – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Holland Henderson
LinkedIn – Holland Henderson

Craig Pittman – Author and Reporter at Tampa Bay Times
Craig Pittman – Craig Pittman
Twitter – Craig Pittman

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