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From saving money to paying down debt, here’s why financial literacy is so important – CNBC

Morsa Images | Digitalvision | Getty Images To achieve financial success, knowledge is key. Yet many Americans lack financial literacy. That can impact everything from the amount of money saved to debt owed. The situation is dire for more than a few. More than half of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency expense with savings, …

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Saving for retirement is the top financial priority for just 17% of adults, survey shows – CNBC

Monthirayodtiwong | Istock | Getty Images Saving for retirement appears to be taking a backseat to other financial considerations for many Americans right now. Just 17% have made saving for their post-working years their top financial priority for 2022, according to First National Bank of Omaha‘s latest financial wellness survey. This is despite 59% of …

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