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Ayo Mseka

Ayo Mseka

Recent posts by Ayo Mseka

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Savings Strategies That Work

By Ayo Mseka on 12/28/20 6:23 PM

Setting money aside on a regular basis is not an easy task for most consumers. But the uncertainties brought on by COVID-19 have underscored the need for all of us to renew our efforts on building up our savings, which can serve as an emergency fund for a rainy day. The beginning of the year is as good a time as any to start or enhance your savings program.

Topics: COVID-19 Financial Security Savings
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Americans’ Top 10 Financial Resolutions

By Ayo Mseka on 12/23/20 12:48 PM

The following article by WalletHub highlights the top 10 financial resolutions of Americans for 2021:

Topics: Health Financial Security Savings Budgeting
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Security Tips for the Giving Season

By Ayo Mseka on 12/18/20 4:13 PM

(The following tips from Morgan Stanley will help ensure your donation is going where you want it to go.)

Topics: Cybersecurity
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Impact of COVID-19 on American Consumers

By Ayo Mseka on 12/11/20 2:00 PM

One in 3 Americans say COVID-19 has changed their attitudes to saving, investing and advice, ranging from increasing anxiety levels to greater receptivity to financial advice.

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Creating a Budget for Your Family

By Ayo Mseka on 12/3/20 10:07 AM

(The following article was written by Kia Young and can be found on the America Saves website at https://americasaves.org/blog/1754-creating-a-budget-for-your-familywebsite).

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COVID-19 Is Causing Stress for Many Consumers

By Ayo Mseka on 11/27/20 12:03 PM

According to a survey released by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), nearly nine in 10 Americans say the COVID-19 crisis is causing stress on their personal finances.

Topics: Financial Planning COVID-19 Financial Security Emergency Savings Savings Pandemic
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Staying Safe While Shopping Online During the Holidays

By Ayo Mseka on 11/27/20 11:11 AM

This article offers information on safe online shopping, based on tips provided by Ronny Bazan-Antequera, cybersecurity expert at the University of Missouri.

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10 Ways to Save Money When You're Out of Work

By Ayo Mseka on 11/24/20 6:23 PM

Looking for ways to save money in these cash-strapped times? Look no further than in this article by Nicole Dow, senior writer at the Penny Hoarder.

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3 in 4 Americans Are Currently Avoiding Financial Risks

By Ayo Mseka on 11/11/20 6:21 PM

With Biden’s election and the Senate majority still undecided, there is mounting uncertainty surrounding the transition between administrations and the impact on American investors. As a result, many financial advisors are now tasked with calming the financial worries of their clients amid this ambiguity.

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Workers See More Value In Employee Benefits

By Ayo Mseka on 11/6/20 3:48 PM

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic fallout, workers report a significant increase in the value they place on the benefits offered by their employers. This includes a double-digit increase in how likely they are to remain at a job based on non-health benefits, such as retirement savings, disability insurance, life insurance and other tools designed to help them alleviate financial stress.