Tag Archives: holidays

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 […]

Turns out all those gift cards you have laying around after the holidays can get you more than a sweater or a new video game. They can be a teaching tool for kids! A gift card is an opportunity for a child to experiment with plastic in a controlled way and begin to understand how […]

The holidays are in the rear-view mirror, but the credit card bills are front and center! All the fun and festivities can really add up! Many households will be paying off their debt through the winter and even into spring. Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about tips on how to pay off those bills […]

Weekly Market Update: December 27, 2016 In the last full trading week of 2016, domestic markets were relatively quiet, with many people out of the office for the holidays. Nonetheless, all three major domestic indexes ended the week in positive territory. The S&P 500 was up 0.25%, the Dow gained 0.46%, and the NASDAQ added […]

Shopping online is growing in popularity, especially around the holidays. Financial advisor Mike Williams talks to WTMJ-4 about how to save money when buying online. He also shared advice to keep your online shopping safe from hackers. Money Saving Tips 1. Shop Around 2. Avoid Extra Costs 3. Hunt for Coupons 4. Be Patient Online […]

After the turkey is carved and the pecan pie is all gone, 140 million Americans will take part in another Thanksgiving weekend tradition – shopping. Financial professional Nick Foulks talks with Milwaukee’s FOX6 about 5 steps to prepare: Click here for a Holiday Budget Worksheet. Click here for a list of price comparison apps.