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Financial education flunks out — and here’s what’s being done about it

If the average American went in for a financial checkup, he or she might get rushed to the emergency room. Forty-four percent of us can’t cover a $400 out-of-pocket expense, [...]

By | 2018-10-11T06:53:45+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Financial education flunks out — and here’s what’s being done about it

How to Build Your Credit When You Have No Credit

Whether you’re in the market for getting a car or applying for a mortgage, you’ll need to build your credit and have a solid credit score to get approved with [...]

By | 2018-10-11T05:23:28+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Build Your Credit When You Have No Credit

Top 8 ways to help employees reach financial wellness

Why Financial Wellness? The CFPB defines financial wellness as helping your employees better manage their day to day finances, prepare for the unexpected and achieve their long-term goals. Here are eight ways [...]

By | 2018-10-07T11:13:18+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Top 8 ways to help employees reach financial wellness

Brushing up on financial literacy

Money is the greatest and the most ill-used factor in life. People don’t know how to tend it, how to manure it, how to water it, how to make it [...]

By | 2018-10-11T03:21:15+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Brushing up on financial literacy

These Are the Best Books to Help You Pay Off Debt and Start Saving, According to Experts

Staying out of debt, saving money, building a nest egg — all these things sound easy, but they’re not so easy to put into practice. Last year, Americans held a record-high $13 trillion [...]

By | 2018-10-05T06:38:32+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on These Are the Best Books to Help You Pay Off Debt and Start Saving, According to Experts

How Much Should I Have in My 401K? Balance by Age

Most people have a different definition of a comfortable living, so addressing how much you should have in your 401k is not a simple black and white answer — this [...]

By | 2018-09-28T03:45:17+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Much Should I Have in My 401K? Balance by Age

Financial Literacy Awareness Programs Include Eliminating Confusion

Financial literacy awareness programs are topics we address with regularity.  Whether people realize it or not, strong financial literacy awareness programs are at the heart of the success of every [...]

By | 2018-09-27T13:53:07+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Financial Literacy Awareness Programs Include Eliminating Confusion

Vast Majority of Intermediaries Expect Financial Wellness Programs to Expand

While there has been a lot of talk in recent years about financial wellness programs, Prudential research has found that they are only getting started. Eighty-four percent of intermediaries expect sales [...]

By | 2018-09-24T10:52:54+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Financial Wellness|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Vast Majority of Intermediaries Expect Financial Wellness Programs to Expand

Fintech-Savvy Millennials Need Help with Financial Literacy

While most Millennials use smartphones to manage their personal finances, their use of financial technology does not necessarily improve their financial management practices, according to a new report. Using survey [...]

By | 2018-09-19T10:32:58+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fintech-Savvy Millennials Need Help with Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Awareness and Wage Increases Would Complement Policy Moves

Financial Literacy Awareness and Wage Increases Would Complement Policy Moves Financial literacy awareness and wage stagnation are contributing factors in how much an employee can save for their retirement years.  [...]

By | 2018-09-19T11:29:55+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Financial Literacy Awareness and Wage Increases Would Complement Policy Moves
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