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LRPC’s Monday Morning Minute for this week, “How To Raise Your Financial IQ In 2017” (presented below) comes to you courtesy of Schwab. As an independent, objective Registered Investment Advisory firm, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC has access to research from many sources. Be assured that I will share enlightening, useful information with you each week. This is a short piece I believe everyone can read in less than 60 seconds.
You can make better financial decisions if you know what information is important and use the right financial knowledge base. This piece from Schwab can help you focus on the essential financial knowledge you need to make better financial decisions.
Have a wonderful week!
How To Raise Your Financial IQ In 2017
By Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
- Want to make smarter financial decisions in 2017? Start by focusing on the key elements that should comprise your financial knowledge base.
- Help raise your personal financial IQ by zeroing in on just 10 important details of your own financial situation.
- Instead of making resolutions you might not keep, set up a support system that can help sustain you throughout the year.
It’s that time again. And while you may have promised yourself to be smarter about your finances in 2017, we all know that New Year’s resolutions are notoriously ineffective. Despite our best intentions, the vast majority of us simply don’t follow through. So this year, instead of making an overwhelming list of things to do, I’m suggesting that you focus on a few concrete things you need to know. In other words, if you educate yourself about your finances, you’ll be laying the foundation for success by building the right financial knowledge base.
Improve your financial knowledge base by raising your financial IQ
The financial world is filled with numbers and details, many of which you don’t really need to think about. I believe you can improve your financial knowledge base in 2017 by just zeroing in on the following 10 things — all practical information that only require simple math: [Read more…]