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Women And Wealth (Part 1): Writing Our Own Story

While men are told to invest, women are told to spend less. Finance expert Sara Sanford dives into the financial gap between men and women and how women, when given the opportunity, have the ability to outperform their male peers in financial literacy. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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When Retirement Takes You By Surprise...How To Cope

No matter how carefully you plan for your retirement, sometimes there are factors beyond your control that can throw your entire plan out of whack. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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When Emergencies Hit in Retirement

Retirement doesn’t always go as planned. Even if you diligently saved for your retirement years, unexpected emergencies—from a medical event to a natural disaster or even a stock market downturn—can throw a wrench in your plans, and your budget. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

COVID-19 Legislation Gives You Access to Your Retirement Savings. But Should You?

On March 27, 2020, Congress’ $2 trillion response to the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic became law. This post will describe these provisions and offer suggestions about how you might put them to their best use in these challenging times. Learn more on the Financial Freedom Studio.

New Securities And Exchange Commission Rules Governing Your Relationship With Your Financial Professional

In June, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the Best Interest Regulation, modifying the rules that govern how registered investment advisors and broker dealers give advice to consumers. Seth Harris breaks down what it all means and offers takeaways to discuss with your financial professional. Learn more on the Financial Freedom Studio.

Seven Ways The CARES Act Can Help Reduce Your Financial Stress During This Pandemic Crisis

While stress levels may be off the charts, a care package has arrived with options and opportunities to help Americans push through this pandemic. The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) has been enacted into law and takes aim at providing relief to individuals and businesses that have been impacted as a result of COVID-19.

Life During Covid-19: Painful Lessons That Can Help Change The Way You Retire

The physical and psychological restraints of this pandemic are causing unprecedented fear, dread and anxiety that certain generations have not experienced before. But if you can put it in perspective, this can be a painful, yet powerful lesson for your own retirement readiness.

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