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What Does Financial Literacy Mean to You And Why Is It Important?

First, let’s start with a few sobering financial literacy facts: Over 50% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck1 20% of Americans don’t save any of their annual income for retirement2 Americans hold over $1 trillion in credit card debt with an average interest rate of 17.89% for new cards and 14.52% on existing cards3 Financial …

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What Is Fixed Income Investing?

Fixed income is commonly referred to as those types of investment securities that pay an investor fixed interest (or dividend) until its maturity date. Upon maturity, investors are repaid the principal amount they had invested. Common fixed income investments include: Treasury bonds Government and agency bonds Municipal bonds Corporate bonds Mortgage-backed securities Certificates of deposit …

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