In 2004, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution declaring April to be National Financial Literacy Month, with its goals being to teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. We’ve provided an article for you to download and read at your leisure outlining the Four Steps to Stay on the Road to Financial Security. This article outlines four healthy financial habits that have stood the test of time that may help many people seek financial security throughout their lifetime.
Americans have learned a lot of hard financial lessons over the past few years, as bubbles have developed and burst in the stock, credit, real estate, and employment markets. For many people, the so-called “new” financial reality has reminded us that the steps to financial security that served the Depression-era generation still apply to us today.
What have people learned? In some markets stocks and real estate may not rise in value, and too much credit card debt will make it difficult to save for the future. If you have a job, you should prepare for the possibility that one day you may not be able to find work for an extended period.
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