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Gift cards can be used to teach kids lifelong money lessons! Financial advisor Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about some ways to talk to our kids about spending gift cards to help them build financial success down the road. Helping Kids Redeem Gift Cards Enforce the Limit – A gift card isn’t exactly like […]

Gone are the days of cheap flowers and a box of chocolates. Valentine’s Day spending is hitting a new record! Financial advisor Nick Foulks visits with Milwaukee’s FOX-6 to share some simple ideas to show our loved ones how much we care without breaking the bank. Make Dinner (save $75-$100) – Mix things up this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Online shopping is growing in popularity. In the video below, financial professional Mike Williams talks to Milwaukee’s WTMJ about 5 tips to save you money when buying online. 1. Shop Around 2. Hunt for Coupons 3. Sign up for Emails 4. Get Free Shipping 5. Be Patient To comparison shop, use PriceGrabber.com or Savings.com PriceJump. […]

We have a tendency to over-do it at the holidays — too much eggnog, sweet treats and shopping. A new survey found 62% of parents admit to overspending at the holidays. That may not be surprising, but the way they are funding their fun should be. Many are dipping into emergency funds or raiding retirement […]