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The State Of Savings In America

Entering a new year is a time many begin setting goals for themselves. Time and time again, people start the year saying they are going to save more and spend less, so as 2020 begins, savings is once again top of mind. While many consumers set this goal, the state of savings in America shows

20 Financial Resolutions for 2020 from the AICPA

The start of a new year is one of the few times where people actively look for opportunities to improve their lives. This is the perfect occasion for Americans to take a big picture look at their financial situation, check-in on their financial goals and set some new ones. To help Americans set useful financial

Can You Answer These 6 Basic Financial Questions? Most People Only Get 2 Right.

Can you answer these six basic financial questions? Most people answer only two questions correctly. Let's see how well you do. Basic Financial Literacy Questions These six questions on credit history, net worth, interest rates and student loans were developed by Annamaria Lusardi, Director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at The George

Push Your Clients to Seed an Emergency Fund

The biggest financial mistake most Americans are making is not maintaining an emergency fund. “I’ve written and spoken about this issue before, but it bears repeating because this truly is a national crisis,” said Carla Dearing, chief executive officer of SUM180, an online financial wellness service located in Lexington, Ky. “The single worst money mistake