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New Retirement Rule Will Help Protect Retirement Savings Of Americans Already Struggling To Save

America’s workers and their families rely on investment professionals for guidance as they save for retirement. The Retirement Security Rule that takes effect on September 23, 2024 will protect retirement investors from improper investment recommendations and harmful conflicts of interest.

The Department of Education Agreed To Wipe Out $6 Billion In Student Loan Debt — Find Out If You Qualify

Stemming from a 2019 class action suit, the Department of Education agreed to cancel the student loan debt of about 200,000 borrowers on June 23., 2022. More than 60,000 additional borrowers may also see their debt axed. Nearly all the schools involved are for-profit colleges or vocational programs. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

How To Protect Yourself From The Next Equifax Financial Scam

Financial scammers want to cash in on the financial tragedy of 143 million people having their personal information compromised. To protect yourself and your personal information, here's what you need to know. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Why Gift Cards Aren’t As Secure As Your Credit Cards

Gift cards do not come with chip-enabled protection. Instead, they’re stuck with the old magnetic stripe technology — and probably will for quite some time. So what’s a consumer to do? For tips on using or giving gift cards this holiday season, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE