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Required personal finance class for NC students could mean fewer US history lessons

Required personal finance class for NC students could mean fewer US history lessons North Carolina high school students could be required to learn more about financial literacy, but it could come at the cost of learning less about U.S. history. Legislation going through both the … Continue reading at newsobserver.com Why personal finance is extra-complicated […]

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4 personal finance lessons from former Presidents

4 personal finance lessons from former Presidents Presidents’ Day, while often marked with celebrations, reenactments, and other events, is also a time to reflect on important lessons learned from our former American leaders. Although times have changed and technological advancements have been made … Continue reading at cuinsight.com Financial detox: Making your savings work harder […]

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How to pick winning dividend stocks: Lessons from Apple and Coke

How to pick winning dividend stocks: Lessons from Apple and Coke The company has increased its dividend in each and every year over the last 53 consecutive years (Photo: Seth Perlman, AP) Statistical studies have proven that investing in dividend stocks can be a powerful strategy for superior returns over the long term. Continue reading […]

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How to Pick Winning Dividend Stocks: Lessons From Apple and Coca-Cola

How to Pick Winning Dividend Stocks: Lessons From Apple and Coca-Cola Statistical studies have proven that investing in dividend stocks can be a powerful strategy for superior returns over the long term. Relying on examples from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), let’s take a look at the key factors to keep in mind … Continue […]

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6 personal finance lessons we wish were taught in school

6 personal finance lessons we wish were taught in school One important lesson: Compound interest could be your best friend or worst enemy. (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Financial literacy is a big problem in the United States. In a recent study, only 9.4% of American students performed at the top level in a … Continue reading […]

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