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5 SMART tips for meeting your money goals [worksheets]
March 30, 2016
You have financial or money goals – big and small. Maybe they're as immediate as going the day without spending any money. Or maybe they're future-focused, like saving for a down payment for a house or setting aside money for your retirement. (Read how one couple put their smart financial strategy into place.)
Different ways to use a traditional IRA
February 12, 2016 | By Matt Alderton; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
You’ve worked hard to put money in your retirement account, building toward that day when you decide to stop working. You’re not there yet, but suddenly you get laid off and lose your employer-sponsored health insurance. Or maybe your child’s heading off to college and those expenses are more than you thought. What can you do?
Plug spending leaks & find ways to save money [video + worksheet]
January 25, 2016
Spending money without realizing it is easy. But it can be just as easy to be more intentional in how you spend your cash by identifying and plugging those spending leaks. Find out how the answers to two simple questions can help you plug your spending leaks so you can reach your money goals.
12 months to a more organized financial life
December 15, 2015 | Ashley Tate, excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Keeping your finances in order doesn't require countless hours. Set aside just one hour a month (60 minutes out of the 43,200 in a 30-day month!). That's all it takes to get your finances in better shape by year's end.