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Coronavirus Relief Act 2.0 Meets 3.0

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) of 2021 was signed into legislation at the end of one of our country's most challenging years. Think of this legislation as round two of the CARES Act, which was passed in March 2020 to provide financial relief to U.S. citizens and businesses impacted by the pandemic. Shortly after assuming office, President Joe Biden announced a third stimulus package, dubbed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Learn more about what the second and third relief packages have to offer at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Congrats on the New Job: Part III

Not talking money before marriage can pose a great risk – not just to your financial life, but to your love life as well. It may seem counterintuitive, but talking about money after circumstances have forced the conversation can be much more consequential than talking about it ahead of time. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

Congrats on the New Job: Part II

Congrats on the New Job: Part II

A new role comes with new financial considerations. Before your first day, learn the options you may have to negotiate for a favorable financial future at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Congrats on the New Job: Part I

Whether you’re starting a completely new career or being promoted into a new role within the same company you’ve been with for years, a new job often comes with a new set of financial opportunities. This three-part Congrats on the New Job! series will cover important factors to consider when evaluating your employer’s retirement savings options, insurance plans, and other benefits beyond just your take-home salary. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

Hard Conversations: Negotiation

Hard Conversations: Negotiation

Walking into a negotiation for a new job can feel nerve-wracking. In this 'Hard Conversations' post, we’ve outlined some of the most common negotiation mistakes to avoid and provided an approach that can help you get the other party on your side. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

Hard Conversations: Merging Financies

Hard Conversations: Merging Finances

Not talking money before marriage can pose a great risk – not just to your financial life, but to your love life as well. It may seem counterintuitive, but talking about money after circumstances have forced the conversation can be much more consequential than talking about it ahead of time. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.