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What makes Thrivent unlike any other financial services organization

How do you think about your long-term goals? When seeking financial guidance, most financial services companies will help you create a plan with the accumulation of money as the end goal. Others aim to help you become financially independent. At Thrivent, we strive to help you achieve financial clarity – because clarity is the first step to achieving all your goals.

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Why the best financial plans begin with purpose-driven money management

Did you know the average person will spend 90,000 hours working in their lifetime? In contrast, Americans spend less than 2 minutes a day managing their finances, according to a study by Ascent. That's the same amount of time it takes to brush your teeth.

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Financial role models and your money: 5 minutes with Carlos Travieso

"Who taught you about money?" That's the first question Carlos Travieso asks his clients when meeting them for the first time to discuss financial planning. To Carlos, learning about a client's financial role model is an essential step in the financial planning process.

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Financial clarity in an uncertain world

In volatile markets, people tend to pay more attention to their money. It stands to reason. After all, volatility leads to questions about diversification, risk sensitivity and whether you should be pulling your money out of the market and sticking it under a mattress. But the notion of a down market only exists because there is a counter concept known as an "up" market. And as you might guess, people don't pay as close attention to their money in these times. At Thrivent, we stress that both markets need to be adhered to in order to achieve what every investor and financial client is ultimately seeking: financial clarity.

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