FOX – WOFL We all know Thanksgiving is on Thursday, the following day is “Black Friday”, Saturday and Sunday is reserved for leftovers & football, and online sales officially start on “Cyber Monday” (think of “Cyber Monday” as the Internet’s version of “Black Friday”), but do you know what comes next? Tuesday, December 3rd is […]

Holiday Shopping Survival Guide

FOX – WOFL Holiday Shopping Survival Guide It’s easy to overspend around the holidays. Jean Ann Dorrell talked with My FOX Orlando with tips on how to survive the holiday shopping season. Start with her budget worksheet. You can download it here. SFS Holiday Budget Worksheet

Stock in Jocks

FOX – WOFL Stock in Athletes as an Investment From betting on a game to Fantasy Football to now the opportunity to literally invest in your favorite football player. Jean Ann Dorrell appeared on FOX News Orlando to discuss the details and risks in this new type of investing. Start-up Fantex Holdings is taking reservations […]

Healthy Money Habits For Kids

FOX – WOFL Kids’ Money Habits In Place By Age 7 Jean Ann Dorrell appeared on FOX News Orlando sharing tips on how to teach your children and grandchildren healthy money habits. New research finds kids have money habits in place by age 7. So what are some strategies to help the little ones in […]

How To Avoid Obamacare Scams

FOX – WOFL The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has become a scam artist’s dream. The Federal Trade Commission and the National Consumers League say scammers are taking advantage of the program to trick us into divulging personal information and paying for fictitious insurance plans. Jean Ann Dorrell talked to FOX News Orlando about the 5 […]

Would You Rather Be Overweight Or In Debt?

FOX – WOFL What’s more important to you? Your Weight or your Debt? If you are like an overwhelming majority of Americans then you likely are more concerned with what you see in the mirror than the amount of credit debt you currently have. In fact, according to a recent poll conducted by Credit Karma, […]

How Pets Save You Money!

FOX – WOFL Owning a pet isn’t cheap. Even though caring for a medium-sized dog will cost you about $700 a year, your pet could save you more money than that in other areas of your life! Five ways owning a pet can save your money & your health! Pets Improve Your Physical Health Depending […]

Could Your Facebook Friends And Online Activities Affect Your Credit?

FOX – WOFL Could Your Friends & Online Activities Affect Your Credit? With all the recent headlines in the news regarding the broad NSA surveillance on pretty much every conceivable communication a person can make, it’s easy to understand how one may feel apprehensive and guarded when they hear that a new technology is able […]

Millennials Moving In With Mom & Pop

FOX – WOFL   More than ⅓ of Millennials still live with their parents. The new Pew Study documents the steady rise of young adults returning home to mom and dad, or in some cases not moving out in the first place! In 2012, a record 21.6 million adults (up from 18.5 million in 2007) […]


FOX – WOFL   Smart Spending Habits from #TheSmartMoneyGal More than 1 in 10 Americans consider themselves to be shopaholics! A new survey shows spending habits are landing many people in debt, often racking up between $1,000 and $5,000 in charges! Shop ’till you drop! Many of us joke around about shopping until we drop, […]