Financial Bullying

FOX – WOFL Almost all couples argue about money, but financial bullying takes things to another level. A survey from Credit Karma shows one in ten Americans in a committed relationship say they are victims. Financial professional Jean Ann Dorrell was on WOFL talking about what financial bullying is and what couples can do to […]

The Importance of Credit

FOX – WOFL The majority of Millennials are choosing cash over credit. A new survey shows more than 6 in 10 young people don’t have a single credit card. Financial professional Jean Ann Dorrell talked with FOX Orlando about the importance of credit and how to use cards responsibly. Click here for a worksheet to […]

Student Loan Debt

FOX – WOFL Student loan interest rates are going up. Financial professional Jean Ann Dorrell talked with WOFL about ways to cut down the cost of college. Cutting College Costs:        Stay in State Consider Community College Work the Web Seek out Scholarships         Find and apply for scholarships here. Focus on Four

Newlyweds and Finances

FOX – WFTX It is wedding season, so it is the perfect time to talk money and marriage! Jean Ann Dorrell was on Fox4, WFTX with advice for newlyweds to help them find financial harmony.         Create a Partnership Agree on Goals Have Fun Funds Ensure Equal Access Click here for your financial inventory worksheet.

When It Comes To Your Finances – Are You Stuck In The 90s?

FOX – WFTX Jean Ann Dorrell talked with FOX Ft. Myers about why these signs don’t just mean you’re behind the times- you could also be putting your financial future in jeopardy. These 5 signs mean it’s time for an update:         Autopay is a mystery Your phone doesn’t help you shop You don’t know […]

Are Your Friends’ Money Habits Costing YOU Money?

FOX – WFTX Kids aren’t the only ones who deal with peer pressure! The financial habits of friends could be rubbing off on you. Jean Ann Dorrell was on FOX4 Ft. Myers (WFTX) to talk about the types of money traits we see in friends and how to handle each one. Friends & Finances:         […]

Women and Finances – Pay Inequality

FOX – WFTX     Women are making their mark in the workforce. A new study shows women now earn nearly three times what their mothers did. But, they’re still earning less than their dads and their husbands. Financial professional Jean Ann Dorrell talked with FOX4 Ft. Myers with tips for women and their money:      Take […]

5 Reasons To File Your Taxes Early

FOX – WOFL January 31st is the first day you can file your taxes. If you’re one of those procrastinators who likes to wait until April 14th to file your taxes, this is the year to change your ways! You won’t only get your refund faster, but filing early could help you avoid fraud, catch […]

Get Financially Fit in 2014

FOX – WOFL       It’s that time of year! Whether you want to lose weight, get organized or quit smoking, more than 40% of Americans will make at least one New Year’s resolution. But, only 8% of us will keep it. One resolution we should all make this year is to get financially fit.     Vague […]

Holiday Scams

FOX – WOFL It is a busy time of year for everyone, including those looking to scam and take advantage of us. Here are six holiday scams you should be on the look out for! Rogue Websites – Click here to determine whether a website is legitimate. Fake e-cards Worthless Gift Cards Charity Scams – […]