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College Savings Month Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education

Let’s face it, saving for higher education can feel overwhelming at times. Many parents have concerns about the rising cost of college and the impact of student loan debt. Others may wonder about the best financial tools to help achieve their college savings goals. To help address these questions, the College Savings Plan Network established […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Refinancing a Student Loan

Refinancing student loans has been a consideration of many individuals who would like the best deal possible in paying them back after graduation. There are both advantages and disadvantages to this process, which will depend greatly based on your individual circumstances. Your long-term plans, current financial standing, and other monthly expenses will influence whether doing […]

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Take the Challenge: Build Your Financial Security

MADISON, Wis. –The Wisconsin Strong Financial Fitness Challenge is underway for all Wisconsin Retirement System members and their families. The challenge offers participants free access to financial wellness education, resources, and tools to build financial security. Take the challenge now! Go to https://financialfitnessgroup.com/wi-strong/. Start with a five-minute Financial Fitness Checkup, and then take advantage of […]