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National Study by FINRA Foundation Finds Financial Prosperity Eludes Many Americans Despite Strong Economy ©iStockphoto.com/Thomas Barwick

National Study by FINRA Foundation Finds Financial Prosperity Eludes Many Americans Despite Strong Economy

The economy is strong, but the gap between those prospering and those struggling continues to widen. Cash-strapped Americans are failing to save money, struggle with student loan debt and face decreasing financial literacy, despite economic growth and declining unemployment over the past 10 years, according to new research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Here: Don't Let Disaster-Related Financial Fraud Wipe You Out ©iStockphoto.com/estt

Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Here: Don't Let Disaster-Related Financial Fraud Wipe You Out

Last year's Atlantic hurricane season saw 15 named storms slam the East Coast and Gulf states—including mammoth Florence and Michael. It may not be possible to predict when or where the storms of 2019 will take place, but one thing you can count on is that when they hit, scammers will try to take advantage of the situation.

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