Tag Archives: children

Talking about money with kids isn’t always easy. But you can use a holiday like Halloween to get creative and start that important conversation. Financial advisor Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about four ways kids can learn valuable money lessons this Halloween. Halloween isn’t a holiday focused around gifts but Americans are spending a […]

Many parents are spending thousands of dollars a year so their kids can play competitive sports. The cost of competition is putting their finances and retirement at risk! Financial advisor Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 to share tips on how to find a balance between kids’ athletic teams and parents’ retirement dreams. 1. Be […]

From childcare to college to cellphone bills — parents pay a steep price for their kids. And with Mother’s Day approaching, what better time to break down the price of a parent’s love? Financial advisor, Nick Foulks, joins Real Milwaukee on FOX-6 with some advice on cutting down some of the biggest costs related to […]

There is a lot of gift giving in the holiday season, but don’t you ever just want to give yourself something? Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about six different ways you can gift yourself this holiday season! Gift Yourself Pay Off Debt Start an Emergency Fund Spend It on an Experience Invest in Your […]

In the season of giving how do we teach our kids it’s not all about what you get? Gratitude can be one of the toughest lessons to instill in our children. Financial professional Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about 5 money lessons to raise thankful kids. 1. Create Experiences 2. Practice Saving 3. Family […]

Parents – do you feel like the human ATM? Whether it’s a night out to the movies with friends or fees for extracurricular activities, teens can be heard nagging their parents for money. Parents spend thousands of dollars to raise their teens! Raising teens is now costing parents $245,340 from birth to the age 18. […]

Parents need to discuss family finances with their adult children. Financial professional Nick Foulks talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about how to start that conversation and what topics should be covered: 1. Legal 2. Healthcare 3. Income & Expenses 4. Financial Records Click here for a checklist of important financial information that you should make sure […]

In an effort to teach our kids financial responsibility, should we give them an allowance? Nick Foulks talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ below about some ways to talk to our kids about money now to help them build financial success down the road. Get a guide with tips for talking to kids about money from ages […]