Here’s How to Calculate Your Net Worth and Why It Matters

It may seem like checking your bank account balance is the only thing you need to do to measure your financial wellness. In reality, though, that’s only part of the picture. The amount of cash you have on hand doesn’t take into consideration other financial accomplishments, such as the amount of debt you are paying off, the investments you’ve made, or the equity you’ve built in a home.

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6 Tips for Reducing Financial Stress and Improving Your Finances

A recent survey shows that 72 percent of Americans suffer from money-related stress, making it one of the most common worries consumers face in their daily lives.

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[Infographic] 4 Tips for Building an Emergency Fund

Do you really need an emergency fund? Our answer is yes! Your “rainy day fund” is your best friend when life throws a wrench in your plans (and your budget).

Whether you’re in the beginning stages of building up your emergency fund or you’re well on your way, check out the infographic below for four practical tips to help you reach your savings goal.  

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What Should I Do with My Stimulus Check?

With the recent passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, individuals and families across the United States are in line to receive one-time stimulus checks to help them deal with the financial implications of the economic impact brought about by this pandemic.

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6 Financial Strategies You Need for Your 30s

As you enter your thirties, you likely have some real-world career experience on your resume, and you’re probably ready to conquer new financial goals, such as buying a home or saving money to afford other life dreams that are important to you.

This decade of life requires some planning to make sure you take advantage of every opportunity to set yourself up for long-term financial success. Here are six financial strategies for your 30s that can help.

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Reach Your Financial Goals

It may be hard to get rid of financial stress entirely, but there are many ways you can reduce that stress and take steps toward reaching your financial goals. Here are five tips to alleviate common sources of financial stress, paving the way for a happier, worry-free future.

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6 Things to Do When You Retire

A comfortable retirement involves a lot of planning ahead. Before you make the decision to stop working, you want to make sure you have the financial stability to enter retirement with a manageable budget and a secure outlook.

As retirement nears, work with a financial advisor to make sure you’re prepared to make certain changes to your money management. Here are a few steps we recommend taking as you transition your finances into a new life chapter.

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5 Worthwhile Benefits of Financial Self-Care

If you only read the money advice that tells you to keep costs low and cut out all unnecessary spending, the task of improving your financial wellness can feel pretty bleak. One thing that can help is to keep your sights set on the bigger picture of why financial wellness matters in the first place.

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How to Successfully Save Money in Your 20s

When you’re just starting a professional career, it’s easy to fall into one of two camps: You might be feeling stressed about how to save for the future on an entry-level income, or you might feel the opposite, putting off savings and other financial goal-setting because you think you’ve got all the time in the world to catch up.

For most young adults, the reality is somewhere in-between. Though saving early can have a huge impact on your financial situation later in life, many young professionals are limited in the amount of savings they can build every month.

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New Year, New You: How to Set Financial Goals and Stick to Them!

The new year is here, which means it’s a great time to hit the reset button and commit to new financial resolutions. 

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