With the unemployment rate slowly falling, many Americans are facing a healthier job market and trying to get their financial lives back on track. Drawing on the findings of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation's National Financial Capability Study of more than 25,000 Americans, the FINRA Foundation has developed five tips to help consumers both manage their day-to-day financial challenges and build a brighter financial future in 2014.
Do Take Advantage of Tax Breaks
When Saving for College and Retirement.
Do Your Best to Bust Your Debt.
Don't Chase Yield.
Don't be Part of the 39%.
5. Do Check Your
Credit Report and Score.
more at http://www.finra.org/Investors/ProtectYourself/InvestorAlerts/MoneyManagement/P443221