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Financial Wellness
Money-Smart Travel Part 1: Save Now, Live It Up Later

When you think about it, planning is one of the best parts of taking an exciting vacation. Putting your dazzling itinerary together and daydreaming about all the amazing things you’ll see can really get the juices flowing. However, if you haven’t planned for the financial impact of your trip, money concerns in the months after your excursion can tarnish your happy memories.

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Financial Wellness
Daily Habits That Make Building Wealth Easier

It is easy to think of wealth as something that happens overnight. The media often emphasizes rags to riches stories, that stock squeeze on Redit that made someone tens of millions of dollar. Or the big kitchen table idea that went on to become a billion dollar business in five years. News sites share stories of happy lottery winners, reports that also overlook the enormous odds ticket buyers face when they lay down their hard-earned money.

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Financial Wellness
Creating A Retirement Budget That Works

f you are nearing retirement, many decisions are coming your way, from where you will live, to how you will fill your suddenly idle hours. One of the most critical retirement decisions involves your finances. Without a steady paycheck, you will be responsible for creating an income that will sustain your lifestyle.

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Personal Finance For Millennials

Many Millennials, who graduated during a time of job scarcity and enormous student debt, can be forgiven for being a little skittish about financial matters. After all, in addition to their own challenges, many saw their parents’ generation struggle with layoffs, stock market losses, and the housing crisis. Still, there’s a lot that today’s 20-30 somethings (in fact anyone in their early earning years) can do to build a brighter financial future.

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Four Simple Ways to Automate Your Savings

One of the most frequently cited reasons people give for not saving is they cannot afford it. There may be ways to adjust priorities to find small ways to save. One way to force yourself to save is by automating your savings. It can give you the incentive you need to get started, and the process can be simple and painless. Here are four simple ideas to get you started.

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