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Make Education Part of Your Portfolio

Our mission is to raise the overall level of financial education and confidence in the U.S. by providing useful financial content framed in a way that is relevant, consumable and engaging for the modern investor. The articles, white papers and videos available on the site are all complimentary, and are meant to be shared with your colleagues, family and friends.

At the Center, we believe that you don't need an atlas to become an educated investor; you need a roadmap of your local surroundings – information that is organized according to the various stages and events you might go through in life. That said, you can also filter our content by topic, author and content type, so we have something for everyone.

Latest Media

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How To Be Benchmark Savvy

February 15, 2017
Earl King discusses how investors can work with benchmarks to gain a clearer, more realistic picture of their portfolio's results.
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Why Write A Life Purpose Statement?

December 28, 2016
Jackson's Dan Martin introduces three reasons why he believes writing a life purpose statement is worth your time (based on the work of Richard Leider).
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Holiday RetireMath®: Santa and the Tooth Fairy vs. Inflation

December 21, 2016
One of the best ways to understand inflation is through examples, so in the spirit of the season, let's take a look at a few of our favorite holiday icons through the lens of RetireMath®.
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Re-Calibrating Our Success Lens

December 21, 2016
Jackson's Dan Martin discusses a new way of thinking that can help us step outside of the common definitions of happiness and success, and create our own version.
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Financial Knowledge and the Curiosity Gap

December 21, 2016
Dan Martin discusses how the difference between interest and curiosity can have a powerful impact on how we view and implement the pursuit of knowledge.
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Long Story Short - Dear Phil

November 23, 2016
In this edition of Long Story Short, Phil shares letters regarding financial matters from the present version of Phil to past and future versions.
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MY 5 CENTS: Downsizing in Retirement

October 17, 2016
JNLD Sales Desk Vice President Allison Pearson discusses the importance of creating a shared vision for retirement with your partner, including your housing situation and whether or not to downsize.
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Reflections on the Longevity Gift

September 21, 2016
In this edition of Glass Half Full, Marilynn Scherer reflects on the opportunities and challenges longevity can provide.
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Finances in Relationships - Avoiding the 'Communication Breakdown'

September 21, 2016
Jackson's Dan Martin discusses the importance of making money management a two-way street in any relationship.
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The Advisor Search Handbook: Part I

September 02, 2016
Are you considering working with an advisor? Dan Martin, Managing Editor of the Center for Financial Insight, takes you inside the numbers to help you get started.

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