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Help your teen master money management
February 20, 2017 | Amy Merrick; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
With the definition of "cool" constantly changing by the latest fashion trend or the newest smartphone, it's easy for teens to think that being able to buy what they want when they want will make them happy. Help them avoid that trap by giving them something that will put them on the path to lifelong happiness: money management skills they can use for the rest of their lives.
7 common investment terms & what they can mean for you
February 16, 2017
Congratulations! You've put money aside. So what do you do with it? You know savings accounts and certificates of deposit pay relatively little interest. But you also know you want the money to help you reach your financial goals. Welcome to the world of investing. Yes, it can seem bewildering. But it doesn't have to be. To help you get started, here's a look at seven common types of investments.
Let it roll
February 3, 2017 | Heather Boerner; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Imagine having four, six or eight 401(k) accounts. Talk about a headache: Remembering where they all are. Comparing what they're invested in to make sure you have the right mix. Tracking how they're doing.
Find out how to make better money choices
February 1, 2017
Many of us deal with our daily financial matters differently – and without even considering why. Are you one who balances your bank account monthly or would you rather clean the bathroom? Regardless of where you fall on the scale, there are simple things you can do today to become a more active money manager.