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If you put off your holiday shopping until November or December, it will likely cost you more money, time and stress! Financial advisor Brad Allen talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about why it’s time to embrace Christmas in July! He shares 4 tips to get started: 1. Put Pen to Paper – If you do nothing […]

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 […]

Moms would do anything for their kids, but there’s one thing they shouldn’t do: go into debt! Nearly half of moms in a recent survey admitted they are spending beyond their means to give their kids the newest clothes, shoes and gadgets and enroll them in extra activities. Financial professional Mike Williams talks with Milwaukee’s […]

Charitable giving is at an all-time high. Americans gave more than $350 billion dollars in 2015. But, amid recent scandals involving several popular charities, how can we be sure our donation is being put to good use? In the video below, financial professional, Mike Williams, talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about ways to make sure your […]

Managing your money can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Financial professional Nick Foulks talked with WTMJ about staying on top of your bills and ways to save thousands each year. 1. Change your attitude 2. Track your spending 3. Live by a budget 4. Commit to saving money 5. Plan for the […]

Are you on track for a secure retirement or in danger of falling short? It’s a tough question to answer when you’re still decades away from retiring. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Tony Drake talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about new guidelines that are designed to help savers stay on track throughout their careers. Retirement Savings Goals Age […]

Believe it or not, the busy spring housing season unofficially kicks off the beginning of February. Local financial professional, Mike Williams, talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about some of the most common hidden costs homebuyers overlook. Click here for a mortgage calculator and other finance tools.

Is your New Year’s resolution to be better with your money? For so many of us, our resolutions about budgeting, spending and saving turn into epic fails year after year. Financial professional Tony Drake talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ about 5 common reasons budgets fail: 1. Your Goal Isn’t Clear 2. You’re Using the Wrong Numbers […]

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. […]