Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense

Wednesdays: 5pm – 6pm

Financial advice from professionals as close as your radio

Laura Hawley, CFP®
Vice President, Financial Advisor

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 the Chairperson of the Executive Committee.  Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015.

Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion for teaching financial wellness, stems from her time as an adjunct professor at both Florida Southern College and Polk State College. Her strong desire to help people pursue financial independence also led to a partnership with Hall Communications to create a popular radio talk show, Dollars and Sense, that has educated thousands of listeners weekly for more than 25 years.

An Ohio native, Laura is a longtime leader in the Lakeland community. She has served on the board at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, Good Shepherd Hospice, the Bethany Center, as well as the City of Lakeland Civil Service and Pension Boards. She is a Leadership Lakeland graduate and serves on the Alumni Board. Laura sits on the board of directors of Lakeland Regional Medical Center, the Givewell Community Foundation, the Florida Securities Dealers Association and is a member of the National Institute of Certified Financial Planners.

As rewarding as her professional life is, Laura’s greatest joy is in spending time with her husband, family and friends. Learning and travel have always fascinated Laura. The personal experience of unique cuisines and distinct cultures continues to be a great source of enjoyment. The time she and her husband have spent traveling both here and abroad has provided them with wonderful and irreplaceable memories.

Planning is bringing the future to the present so you can do something about it now.

– Laura Hawley

Laura Hawley holds the Series 7 and 24 registrations with LPL Financial, and the Series 66 registration with both LPL Financial and Allen & Company.  She also holds her life, health and variable annuities insurance licenses.

Contact Information:

Lakeland Office – 1401 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-616-6026

Securities are offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services are offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment adviser, or Allen & Company of Florida, Inc. DBA Allen & Company, a registered investment advisor and affiliate of LPL Financial. LPL Financial and Allen & Company are not affiliated with WLKF nor any guest speakers or their respective companies that may appear on the show.

The opinions voiced in this program are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which strategies may be appropriate for you, consult with your attorney, accountant, and financial advisor or tax advisor prior to making a decision.


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