Category Archives: Financial Literacy

Four Benefits of Using a Financial Expert

If you’ve never considered it, you ought to know the many benefits of checking in with a financial expert. While it may seem like your finances aren’t complex enough to make consulting a professional worth it, having someone you trust to help you meet your financial goals can make it worth it. Spending money to…
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Setting Financial Goals Today Can Lead to a More Secure Future

It’s important to be SMART when it comes to setting financial goals. It’s the key to creating a successful and secure future. I think most people would likely agree that we all have goals in life. Ask how they’re achieving those goals, and you might learn why so many people play the lottery. Wishful thinking…
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The 7 Habits of Financially Successfully Women

Taking responsibility for personal finances is only one of seven habits that financially successful women follow. Isn’t it time you incorporated these habits into your financial strategy? Financial success doesn’t occur by chance. It’s something that you consciously work toward every day and a process that takes time. It’s not one particular act of saving…
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Do You Know When to Call Your Financial Representative?

When life throws you a curve, who are you going to call? It’s your trusted financial representative. Life happens. Whether it’s a marriage or divorce, career changes, or an unexpected illness, all are part and parcel of day-to-day life. Each one can impact your finances. Should you experience a life event, would you know when…
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When Americans Are Failing To Save

Americans are Failing to Save The recent government shutdown inadvertently made the lack of savings in the US into major headlines. We heard of a tax examiner for the IRS who couldn’t afford to pick up his insulin prescription according to CNBC and a host of GoFundMe accounts used to raise funds during the furlough…
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Celebrating Financial Literacy Month

First Financial Security, Inc. and LiSA Initiative Participate in Financial Literacy Month Today begins a celebration of financial literacy month in this county. It was in 2004 that the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Resolution 316 and sent it to then President George W. Bush for signing. Each year since, people have been working to “highlight the…
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