Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek out and retain information that matches our existing beliefs. This type of bias allows us to streamline decision making. It is comfortable because we avoid having to deal with contradictory information. ... READ MORE
Part of financial literacy is learning about the basics of investing. Once you have control of your expenses and can spend less than you make, what do you do with that unspent money? Well, the next step is to make sure the money you don't spend ... READ MORE
A strategic investment plan can make goals like children’s college education or a secure retirement a reality. A comprehensive plan is different from haphazardly chasing returns. Some considerations to help develop a plan:
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You may be eligible for a tax credit if you make contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).
A tax credit directly reduces the amount of federal income tax that you are required to pay. ... READ MORE
Whether you’re saving for an automobile purchase, a special vacation, a new home, or retirement — a little planning and budgeting can turn a fuzzy dream into a reality. Use a step-by-step planning approach, take actions to reach your goal, ... READ MORE
A fiduciary is someone who has a legal obligation to put a client’s interest ahead of their own. A financial professional with a fiduciary obligation must recommend investment products that are in your best interest.
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LEARN ABOUT UNIQUE ISSUES WOMEN MAY EXPERIENCE WHEN IT COMES TO MONEY WITH THIS EDUCATIONAL SERIES FROM UF/ IFAS WAKULLA COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE
At some point in their life, women are likely to be solely responsible for financial decision ... READ MORE