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Retirement savings advice from a CFP that helps people retire early

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Saving for retirement is sometimes pushed back in our heads, especially when we’re younger and tell ourselves that we really, really have a lot of time before ...

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California stimulus funds begin to land in Kern County bank accounts

-Three Step Financial Advisor Plan for People Receiving Stimulus Fund below- BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – People living in Kern County could see their bank accounts increase as another round of stimulus checks are issued. These additional funds are part of the California stimulus package. People who earn less than $ 75,000 per year will receive a one-time payment of $ ...

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Where to get the best rates on your savings amid rising inflation

Consumers are likely taking a sticker shock, as new government data shows annual inflation is rising at the fastest rate in more than 30 years. So-called headline inflation, including food and energy prices, rose at an annual rate of 4.4% in September, the fastest since 1991. With higher prices likely to stick around for the year. Now and with interest ...

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4 reasons I see budgets fail as a financial planner

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Have you ever set a budget but struggled to stick to it over time? Have you ever argued with your partner about expenses? Have you ever felt like random bills and expenses messing up your budget despite your best efforts? If so, you are not alone. ...

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Local high school and credit union celebrate five successful years of branch in school

When Jason Warren, Principal of Greenville Senior High School, contacted the Greenville Federal Credit Union in 2016, he wanted to provide his students with real-life experiences by introducing a fully functioning credit union branch in the school. Five years later, the success of the program has exceeded all expectations. Fully operated by high school students, “The Branch at Greenville High” ...

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The check is in the mail, but maybe it shouldn’t be

Please indulge me for a few moments as I begin this column with an old family story. Long ago, it was discovered that a branch of the family came from a wealthy industrialist in the European city of Prague. Sending at the end of the 20th century, a young man from the American side went to visit his cousin in ...

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