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  | Spending & Budgeting

7 foolproof steps for building wealth

Most of us want to build wealth in a way that allows us to live comfortably in the future. However, it can feel like a daunting task. Where does one start?
  | Spending & Budgeting

Revisiting the 50/20/30 Budgeting Rule

In these uncertain financial times, having a budget is the first step to gaining some control over your financial life. Here are some tips about how you can find more money to invest in your future.
  | Financial Wellness

Protecting your retirement planning with insurance

Life insurance can help you manage what’s unpredictable while you save for your future and after you retire. And depending on your personal situation, there are ways to use life insurance that you may not have considered.
  | Financial Decisions

5 Ways New Parents Can Go About Estate Planning

Busy parents have enough on their plates without adding estate planning, but with the joy of welcoming new family into the world, comes the responsibility to plan for the financial future of a family. Often, creating a will is probably the first thing that comes to mind when most people think about estate planning; there’s much more to building a stable financial future. One of the hardest parts of estate planning is knowing where to start. Luckily, we’re here to help.
  | Retirement

Imagine your best retirement

Now that we are working adults, retirement, like waiting for adulthood, may seem far off into the future but looking back we can see it came all too fast. Below are a couple thought-starters on what your best retirement could look like.
Each of us is faced with choices throughout our lives that have significant financial implications. How we navigate decisions such as which college to attend, whether or not to contribute to a 401(k), or the purchase of a home or new car, can impact our financial future.
  | Investing

Staying the course through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to have a deep and wide spread impact on public health and economies the world over, we believe that a rational and conscientious perspective will go a long way in helping retirement savers weather this intense storm and remain on track. Therefore, we believe it is critical for retirement savers to stay the course and see beyond the short-term market malaise, no matter how close or far into the future their retirement date may be.
This is an account of Madam C.J. Walker, an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social activist. She rose from poverty and was the first documented American female self-made millionaire recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.² Madam Walker created a beauty business hiring black women as a means to support themselves, and provided a needed service to her community. She donated generously and supported the NAACP to help stop lynching and empower future African-American lives.¹ This is her story.
Maggie L. Walker was a pioneering entrepreneur, civil rights and women’s rights activist and the first woman of any race to charter and become president of a bank in the U.S. — the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank.1 She overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to transform the state of banking in the middle of Jim Crow. Maggie L. Walker dedicated her life to closing the wealth gap and to empowering all Americans to achieve a more secure financial future…one penny at a time. This is her story.

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