Tag Archives: expenses

A good chunk of people have no savings account at all. That’s dangerous territory when the next expensive car or home repair or unexpected medical bill could be right around the corner. Financial advisor Brad Allen talks to Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about ways you can trick yourself into saving. Put your finances on autopilot – Automatic […]

Weddings are expensive – and not just for the bride and groom! Wedding guests expect to spend more than $700 per wedding on everything from new clothes to gifts to travel expenses. Certified Financial Planner Tony Drake talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about ways to save during wedding season. Click here for DIY Wedding Gift Ideas […]

You know how much your paycheck is worth, but did you ever think about how much your job is costing you? Turns out, the average American spends more than $3,000 each year just to go to work! Financial advisor Mike Williams talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about the biggest everyday expenses and how workers can bring […]

August is one of the most popular months of the year for births. A new bundle of joy brings love and excitement — and a whole new set of money worries. Having a baby is financially overwhelming. How will you afford diapers and daycare? Soccer and swim lessons? And finally college? Financial professional Brad Allen […]

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 […]

Why do couples fight? Most often, it’s about money. Financial professional Nick Foulks talks with Milwaukee’s FOX6 about the most common arguments for parents and expecting couples. — Moms going back to work (30%) — Saving for kids’ education (20%) — Cost of toys and entertainment (16%) — Cost of childcare (14%) Click here for […]