Tag Archives: retail

As the holiday season progresses, the markets continue to impress. Last week, many energy, financial, and industrial sector stocks helped drive performance. Hitting record highs yet again, the S&P gained 0.35%, and the Dow jumped 0.40% for the week. Meanwhile, the NASDAQ fell slightly by 0.11%, and the MSCI EAFE rose 0.08%. Solid labor market […]

It’s a fact that women often pay more than men do for things like razors and haircuts, but you may be surprised to learn that on average, prices are 7% higher for women on hundreds of items… the only difference? The packaging. Financial professional, Nick Foulks, with Drake & Associates talks with Fox 6 Milwaukee […]

The gift card is the top item on everyone’s Christmas wish list this year — Americans will spend nearly $32 billion! Financial Professional, Nick Foulks, talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about how to avoid fees, fakes and fraud. Click here to compare gift cards from retailers, restaurants, airlines and gas stations on Bankrate.com.

Thursday, June 18th is National Splurge Day, a day dedicated to treating yourself. But some spenders just don’t know when to stop. Tony Drake, CFP® talks with WTMJ about ways to prevent a shopping hangover. Click here for a debt worksheet.