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

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 – […]


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 […]