9 Great Ways To Become Financially Literate personal finance

 

Studies show that people who are financially literate financially outperform people who are not. If you know what you are doing, you will get better results. This makes sense but sometimes it is easier said than done.

What Is Financial Literacy?

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20 Questions That Measure Employee Engagement employers originals

Employee engagement is key to running a healthy, successful company. But it’s notoriously difficult to measure. How can you get a solid read on employee engagement?

 

The answer is simple: engage with your employees. Employee surveys, when utilized properly, can be instrumental in...
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Billionaire Warren Buffett just turned 90—here are 6 pieces of wisdom from the investing legend employers personal finance

Berkshire Hathaway CEO and self-made billionaire Warren Buffett turned 90 on Sunday, August 30. And he’s not slowing down.

In honor of the Oracle of Omaha’s big day, CNBC Make It rounded up six of his best pieces of investing — and life — advice.

 


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The Foods To Eat For Better Mental Health lifestyle wellness

Health experts warn that a lingering effect of the coronavirus pandemic could be a mental health crisis. While therapy and medications for stress and anxiety are often necessary, the foods you eat can also play a role in your well-being.

An American Psychiatric Association poll released in...

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8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Don’t Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies lifestyle wellness

Fruits and vegetables contain some of the most vital nutrients for our health, but a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that only one in 10 adults ate the USDA-recommended three servings of vegetables and two servings of fruit a day. So what can happen if you...

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Why you should create a 5-year money plan even when the future is uncertain personal finance

CNBC Make It is posting a new financial task to tackle each day for a month. These are all meant to be simple, time-sensitive activities to take your mind off of the news for a moment and, hopefully, put you on sturdier financial footing. This is day 30 of 30.

Thirty days ago, CNBC Make...

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12 Ways to Save Money Without Trying personal finance

According to the Federal Reserve Board's 2018 Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households, 40% of Americans reported not having $400 in their emergency savings account. "People always make things too complicated when it comes to financial planning," says Brent Weiss, co-founder and...

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How to Improve the Employee Experience Through Rebuilding Trust employers personal finance

Trust is the basis of all strong relationships. Without trust, there can be no open communication, no improvement, and ultimately, no success.

A Towers Watson Workforce Study shows that only 55% of surveyed employees in the United States had “trust and confidence” in their senior...

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A Profit-Focused Approach to Group Healthcare for 80 to 1,000 Insured, Employee Groups employers originals

Healthcare Savings Strategies I, II, and III

Healthcare is only getting more expensive

Traditionally insured healthcare costs are increasing yearly at exorbitant rates. With the original cost of each claim so difficult to ascertain, it becomes impossible to gauge the appropriate...

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A Small Amount of Fruits, Whole Grains Every Day Can Slash Type 2 Diabetes Risk lifestyle wellness

Experts say even small increases of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in your diet can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

 

  • Two studies show that a modest increase in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • The findings...
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Easy, fun and delicious ways to get healthy this summer lifestyle wellness

With the brighter, longer, and hotter days of summer upon us, it's a perfect time to maintain your health and fitness. The season invites us to eat a little lighter and be more active outdoors.

And if your desire to engage in healthful summertime habits is also a reaction to a few or more...

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These 30 simple financial tasks will help you save money, quell anxiety and take your mind off the news personal finance

Over the past few weeks, CNBC Make It published 30 simple financial tasks to accomplish at home. These are all meant to be easy-to-accomplish, time-sensitive activities to take your mind off of the news for a moment and, hopefully, put you on sturdier financial footing.

Of course, you...

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I tried ‘Kakeibo’: The Japanese art of saving money—and it completely changed how I spend my money personal finance

In 2017, I decided to quit my job working for a London publisher and move to Japan. I enjoyed my work and had a great social life, but was craving something new and different.

After living in Tokyo for six months, I became fascinated by how small details, mindfulness, and incremental changes...

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8 Steps to Personal Empowerment personal finance

Step one to success is cultivating your ability to recognize opportunities most people can't see

 

How can you, as an individual, live the most empowered life possible? By working. Work to make a significant difference in this world. Focus on what you can control, which is your hope,...

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HR, Here Are 3 Ways You Can Rebuild Trust And Improve The Employee Experience employers

In the past few years, human resources have rightfully earned their seat at the table to better represent their employees. However, they’re still struggling with the same issues they’ve battled with for ages. HR requires more than a seat at the table. While technology has allowed HR...

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These Hidden 401(k) Fees Can Cost Workers Years of Hard Earned Retirement Savings employers originals

Do you know how much your 401(k) offering costs? It can sometimes be hard to tell, with fees coming out of earnings before employees even see them. 

Some fees will always be inevitable, but knowing which charges to avoid can help you give your employees a highly successful retirement...

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401(k) Fees Explained: The Necessary vs. Unnecessary401(k) Fees Explained: The Necessary vs. Unnecessary employers originals

Today, technological transparencies are being applied to almost every aspect of our lives, to the benefit of consumers. Being more informed about costs and procedures means you can make more informed decisions.

Yet despite this progressive trend, the conventional 401(k) fee and service models...

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Want to Really Help Others? Talk About Your Failures, Not Your Successes personal finance

Even though most people don't realize it, the latest research posits that mistakes, errors, and disastrous decisions are more useful for helping people perform better.

Experience is often the best teacher: Lessons learned are often the best lessons; the more painful the lesson, the...

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