Don’t Fall for These 5 Finance Faux Pas

Money management can get complicated as your financial success and stability climbs. Sometimes bad habits that impact our long-term financial health start at our high points — and go unnoticed because of it.Have you ever fallen for these financial mistakes? It happens to the best of us. Thankfully, they can be easy to avoid:

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Keep Your Savings Ahead of Inflation

Rising inflation has caused many people to take a closer look at their finances, but have you considered what it’s doing to your savings and emergency funds? A saved amount of $20,000 in 2020 would need to be $22,217.19 today in order to maintain the same value. Even high yield accounts struggle to keep up, […]

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4 Trends in the 2022 ETF Market

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) give investors exposure to a broad array of securities. They help you to diversify your portfolio, and you can easily buy and sell them through brokerage firms. While ETFs can have some of the same benefits as mutual funds, they typically cost less. ETFs had record growth in 2021, and interest in […]

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Deciding on Joint or Separate Finances

To merge or not to merge? Whether moving in together, getting married or living as civil partners, long-term couples eventually face this important financial decision. Use these tips to help you and your partner find what works best for you.

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5 Things to Know About Social Security

During your working years, your income determines how much you can expect to receive in Social Security benefits when you become eligible. What should high earners know about their benefits?

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Saving for Retirement With a 401(K) and IRA

Some people focus on saving for retirement with an employer-sponsored 401(k), while others use an IRA — but did you know that you can have both? Funding a 401(k) and IRA can help boost your retirement savings, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all strategy. Here are the basic requirements, contribution limits and tax considerations you need […]

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5 Online Security Best Practices to Know

We bank, shop, schedule doctor’s appointments, and share photos and life updates online. With the constant threat of cybercrime and online fraud, how can you keep your sensitive information safe and protect your online privacy? You probably already have the basics covered, but it’s never a bad idea to review the best ways to protect […]

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Ideas for Creating a Family Giving Plan

Do you and your family want to make a positive impact in the world? Your family can create a plan for charitable giving to help fund nonprofits that support causes you care about. Philanthropy can also bring families together and serve as a beneficial tax strategy. So how do you build an effective giving plan? […]

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5 Ways to Help Manage Multiple Goals

Retirement is a huge goal, but it probably isn’t your only financial objective. Other significant milestones in your future might be buying a second home, taking your dream trip or helping your kids or grandkids with college. How do you manage – and make progress toward – multiple goals?

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