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The Key Money Lessons We Learned From COVID

The COVID pandemic has been financially devastating for many Americans, writes veteran financial journalist Kimberly Lankford in a recent article for GOBankingRates.com. But at the same time, the disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic have taught us valuable lessons about managing our money and professional lives better in the future. Emergency reserves and other protections […]

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After COVID, How Much Of An Emergency Fund Do You Think You Really Need?

  There’s nothing like an honest-to-goodness crisis to to give your emergency preparations a test run. And there’s no doubt that the 2020 COVID pandemic qualifies as one of the most profound crises ever to affect our nation. So now that we’ve lived through almost ten months of the pandemic and we start to see […]

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Corporations, Like Consumers, Sock Away Cash

Corporations, Like Consumers, Sock Away Cash

How many of us are holding more cash than is good for us because of the uncertain economic outlook? We all know that cash earns next to nothing.  It’s a bad investment, and can’t help but lose value once inflation is taken into account. But it’s hard to resist tucking those extra dollars away “just […]

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