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Ayo Mseka

Ayo Mseka

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

By Ayo Mseka on Nov 24, 2020 6:23:27 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 Nov 11, 2020 6:21:10 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 Nov 6, 2020 3:48:17 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.

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Steps Women Can Take to Improve Their Financial Security

By Ayo Mseka on Nov 5, 2020 7:08:50 PM

Despite the advances women have made over the past few decades in the workplace, they still face unique challenges in planning for a financially secure retirement. The COVID-19 pandemic has simply added to some of their challenges.

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Halloween Spending and Financial Fears Survey

By Ayo Mseka on Oct 27, 2020 5:38:02 PM

Halloween is just days away and consumers are expected to spend about $8 billion on the occasion. WalletHub has announced the results of its nationally representative Halloween Spending & Financial Fears Survey, along with its picks for 2020’s Worst Credit Cards, to highlight scary offers that people should avoid this holiday season. Below are a handful of the survey’s highlights:

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Understand Your Prescription Benefits

By Ayo Mseka on Oct 26, 2020 6:37:35 PM

A thorough understanding of the prescription benefits covered by your health insurance will help you make good use of those benefits. The following article by NAIC helps you understand your prescription benefits:

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This Is National Retirement Security Week

By Ayo Mseka on Oct 21, 2020 3:33:51 PM

This week is National Retirement Security Week, an effort designed to help consumers take concrete steps towards a secure retirement. The following article, excerpted from the National Today website at https://nationaltoday.com/national-retirement-security-week/ will help you make the most of this important campaign.

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Understand Your Health Plan's Deductible

By Ayo Mseka on Oct 14, 2020 3:38:14 PM

Read this article from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to enhance your understanding of your health plan’s deductible:

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New Resource for Seniors

By Ayo Mseka on Oct 13, 2020 3:39:53 PM

Although it’s hard to measure loneliness and social isolation, there’s strong evidence that many adults aged 50 or older are lonely or socially isolated in ways that have the potential to put their health at risk. In the past seven months, this issue has become an even greater cause for concern with the COVID-19 pandemic.   

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Americans Find Breathing Room between Bouts of Market Volatility

By Ayo Mseka on Sep 29, 2020 4:18:29 PM

As markets settle from initial COVID-19-related health and economic crises, Americans are evaluating the damage and reassessing their market volatility threshold. According to new findings from the Q3 Quarterly Market Perceptions Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) fewer people express concern over a coming recession than they did last quarter (57% compared with 65%), though the number is still higher than it was for all of 2019.