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Financial Literacy is the Key to Protecting Your Finances

Let’s play a quick game of true or false: Imagine you have $100 in a savings account that earns 2 percent interest a year. After five years, you would have $102. True or false? (It’s false). Let’s say you have another savings account with an interest rate that earns 1 percent a year while the rate of inflation is 2 percent a year. After a year, the money in your savings account would buy the same amount as it does today. True or false? (It’s false, again). Are you starting to sweat? You wouldn’t...
Tags: Personal Finance, Marketing, Financial Literacy, FDIC, FINRA, Standard and Poor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Financial Literacy Month


Take Your Emotions Into Account When Setting a Money Goal

Turns out people aren’t great at setting financial goals, according to a recent report from investment firm Morningstar. But that could change if they tapped into their emotions a bit more.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Retirement, Goals, Investing, House, Lifehacks, Priorities, Morningstar


Follow Elizabeth Warren's Excellent Budgeting Advice 

Before she was a senator and 2020 presidential candidate, Elizabeth Warren was a professor at Harvard who also happened to write a couple of really good books on personal finance and economic instability in the U.S. Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Budget, Money, Saving Money, Goals, Elizabeth Warren, Harvard, Lifehacks, 503020


How to Decide What to Splurge On

The key to saving, as everyone knows, is to spend less than you earn. So simple! But how do you get your spending under control when there are countless things you can spend money on?Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Saving, Value, Spending, Lifehacks, Raspberries, Worth



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