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Last week, the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ again hit record highs. The midweek peaks fell by Friday, though market performance remained strong. By week’s end, the Dow dropped 0.27%, and the S&P 500 and NASDAQ dipped on Friday but closed up 0.54% and 1.19%, respectively. The MSCI EAFE finished with a 0.46% increase. Corporate […]

Mid-year is a great time to look over your finances. Staying on track can be tough. Financial professional Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 on about how to get your finances in order. He has five tips to get you ahead of the financial game before the end of the year! 1. Look at Your […]

Weekly Market Update – June 12, 2017 Markets last week were mixed with leading tech stocks falling dramatically as some investors pulled profits. The NASDAQ took the biggest hit, finishing 1.55% down on the week—its worst week of the year. Meanwhile, the Dow rose 0.31% for the week, notching another record close on Friday. The […]

The busy spring home buying season is here and it is off to the strongest start in more than a decade! As potential home buyers get ready for another competitive season, Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about a few steps to take now, in order to save big bucks down the road. Buying a […]

Saturday, May 6th is “shred day” in Milwaukee — designated by the Better Business Bureau and a day to take steps to protect yourself from identity theft and get your finances in order. There will be free shredding on Saturday morning from 8:30 am – 11:00 am at the SVA Public Accountants office in Brookfield. […]

With the tax deadline just around the corner, the pressure is on for people who still haven’t filed their taxes. Financial professional Brad Allen talked with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about some last minute tax tips to help procrastinators. Get your refund quicker: Avoid the wait E-file Direct deposit Click here to file an extension. Click here […]

It’s the time of year to be talking about doctors and deductibles, and Americans are not excited! Choosing a healthcare plan can be time-consuming and overwhelming. Nearly half of workers say they’d prefer to talk to their ex-spouse or walk across hot coals rather than choose their health insurance plan. Financial professional Brad Allen talks […]

Seems like holiday displays creep up earlier and earlier every year. Forget about waiting until after Thanksgiving – wreaths, stockings and ornaments are sharing the shelves with Halloween displays in stores across the country! Financial professional Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about how to make the most of holiday shopping before Halloween: 1. Make […]

New changes are coming to Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in 2016. For the first time ever, families can apply for federal student aid beginning October 1. That’s three months earlier than ever before. In the past, early applications had been accepted starting in January. Financial professional, Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s NBC WTMJ-4 about the changes […]

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 […]