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Financial Friday Round-Up: April 12 – April 16, 2021

Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below are some articles on buying a car online, the cheapest small towns in the country, a recent rental car shortage, and more. 12 Cheapest Small Towns…
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Four Simple Apps That Will Boost Your Financial Health

Technology now makes everybody’s life easier — from navigation to voice assistants to smart home appliances — but you may not know that there are apps designed to improve your financial health. It takes a lot of data to make a good financial plan, from counting each expense to tracking monthly income. The work can feel…
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Financial Friday Round-Up: April 4 – April 8, 2021

Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below are some pieces on the difference between credit scores, avoiding the money mistakes that can damage retirement, how to avoid homeowner regret, and more. One Year…
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Protect Yourself from Global Crises with Strong Financial Strategies

Handling a financial crisis and minimizing its damage to your life and legacy is an important reason to improve your financial health. No one can predict the future, but there will always be unforeseen events that arise that need a financial strategy to protect your livelihood. Life insurance, living benefits, annuities, retirement funds — these…
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Share Your Umbrella Podcast: A Conversation with Mark Biermann

This week marks the first episode of Share Your Umbrella, a new podcast from First Financial Security that shares stories from entrepreneurs who are helping their communities through financial services. For each podcast episode, interesting parts of our conversation will be excerpted and featured for our blog. To begin, we spoke with Mark Biermann, a…
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Financial Friday Round-Up: March 29 – April 2, 2021

Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find articles on the lessons CEOs learned this year, how to build creativity, how the right product can meet demand, and more. Meet The…
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Six Educational Resources to Kick Off Financial Literacy Month

After a year-long pandemic has rattled the economy and left many Americans without jobs, this Financial Literacy Month may be the most important one in years. Even before the pandemic, many Americans were living beyond their means, and because states vary widely on whether they offer financial education in schools, many adults never learned the…
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