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[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

Financial Literacy Month survey finds risks to long-term financial security

“Although slightly more than half of all Americans feel financially literate, there remains a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Top 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

Study shows wide ‘asset’ gap among CEOs due to gender and race

“The CEOs’ extraordinary nest eggs are not the result of extraordinary performance,” notes Scott Klinger,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What the Wage Gap Does to Women As They Grow Old

Women 80% more likely to be impoverished in retirement than men

Financial experts say the financial realities facing women mean they have to take extra care…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Don’t Delay Your Retirement Savings Another Minute

Start Now If You Want Income Security

If you’re new to the workforce, retirement savings are far from your mind. You’re thinking…

By Gary Rawlins

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[WATCH] Millennials Resorting to Payday Loans to Help Make Ends Meet

Here are some better ways to manage day-to-day financial challenges

“Millennials confront greater difficulties – including economic uncertainty, student debt – than those who came…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Breaking the Rules to Reach Retirement Goals

How a new approach to retirement investing is boosting their bottom line

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Reprogram Your Brain to Save Money

Moving past our natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

When it comes to managing the our brain’s hardwiring against saving, Klonz says the solution…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama Makes Good on Promise to Help Americans Save for Retirement

Free myRA retirement accounts launch nationwide

“myRA is designed to remove common barriers to saving, and give people an easy way…

By Stacey Tisdale

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African American ‘Gen-Xodus’ and ‘Baby Boom Bail’ Coming for High-Priced Big Apple

High cost of living in New York City driving African Americans out

A study by the AARP finds that African American Gen Xers and Baby Boomers plan…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Tax Planning Basics: Four Ways to Reduce Your Taxes

Use some of these strategies to keep more of your money

The goal of tax planning is to arrange your financial affairs so that you pay…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Millennials and Retirement: Saving on the Rise-Part 1

Improving job market is boosting Millennial retirement savings

A new survey finds that when Millennials have the opportunity to save for retirement, they…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Price We’ll Pay for Our Children’s Education: Are There Better Options?

Part 2: How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Experience

A ‘good’ education does not have to mean an ‘expensive’ education.This story helps us take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Employees Close to Retirement Wish They Had Saved Sooner

Did you start saving early enough?

Do you find yourself regretting the fact that you didn’t start saving for retirement when…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What You Should Know About the Roth 401(k)

Determining when to pay taxes could make all the difference in your retirement nest egg

While the Roth 401(k) resembles the Roth IRA as far as the tax situation, the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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3 Retirement Killers: Protect Yourself Now or Regret it Later

The odds are better than ever that you'll live long enough to regret not planning for retirement

If you haven’t started saving for retirement, you need to start today

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Blacks Optimistic About Economy, Pessimistic About Retirement Savings

Investors move retirement to back-burner to focus on daily expenses

African American investors are optimistic about the political and economic future of the country.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Give Your New Graduate A Financial Head Start

Getting young adults on the right path with their finances is the best way to mark a rite of passage to adulthood.

Getting young adults on the right path with their finances is the best way to…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Strategies to Saving

5 tools and tips to help you save money to meet your financial goals

It was at the age of 47 that Cheryl Derricotte realized she needed to be…

By Bridget McCrea

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Slow & Steady Savings

Their portfolio is a mix of long- and short-term investments that also include domestic and…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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