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  | Spending & Budgeting

10 ways to save more with minimal effort

Saving money can be challenging. Fortunately, there are many ways to save more. The following tips don’t require much effort at all so you can build an emergency fund without even really trying.
  | Financial Wellness

70 Percent of 401(k) Plans Offer This Key Feature

We're told we're supposed to save diligently for retirement during our working years, and socking away funds in a 401(k) is a great way to do so. If your employer offers a 401(k) plan, you can consider yourself lucky. And if that 401(k) comes with a Roth savings option, consider yourself even luckier.
This is an account of an amazing woman by the name of Oseola McCarty, an African-American cleaning woman from Mississippi who saved over $150,000 during her lifetime and then donated it to a scholarship fund at the University of Mississippi for deserving students who otherwise may not get the chance to go to college. She was also a Presidential Citizens Medal winner and inspired others to give. This is her story.
  | Financial Decisions

6 things you didn’t know about paying off debt

If your finances are a bit out of control, there are many things you can do to gain back stability. Paying off debt is an essential part of getting your financial life in order.
  | Financial Decisions

457 contribution limits for 2021

Employees of state and local governments can stash the same amount of money in their 457 plans in 2021 as last year. Plus, those who are 50 and older can make “catch-up” contributions.

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