Better Finances for a Better You

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← Curating the web to find the most interesting and helpful information about your money.

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Did you know?

Making a US nickel costs more than double what it’s worth. As of last year, every nickel cost 10.4 cents to make, up 40.2% from 7.4 cents in 2020.

If you interested in learning true cost of make coins read the US Biennial Mint Report →

Word of the week

Asset Allocation

Asset allocation is where you choose to put your money. The three primary asset classes are stocks, bonds, and cash. Choose those that best match your goals, risk tolerance, and time schedule.

Neontra aggregates and tracks all your assets in one place so you can monitor your allocation easily →


6 money moves to make in your 20s from CNBC: 1) Create a budget and stick to it 2) Build a good credit score 3) Set up an emergency fund 4) Start saving for retirement 5) Pay off debt 6) Develop good money habits

Making smart money decisions in your 20s has long-term benefits →

Quote of the week

"Don't go broke trying to look rich"

- Unknown

Infographic of the week

World Risk Poll: How Long Can People Survive Without Income?

In the wake of natural disasters or economic shocks, a person could quickly be left without income, which is why financial security is such an important aspect of resilience. The Lloyd’s Register Foundation partnered with Gallup and polled 125,000 people from 121 countries, asking how long people could cover their basic needs without income

World Risk Poll: How Long Can People Survive Without Income? How Long Can People Survive Without Income? Assessing Financial Security →


Financial advisors agree: These are the 3 best investing tips for beginners

1. Audit your finances before you even start to invest 2. Utilize retirement accounts as much as you can 3. Know you don’t have to be an expert

If you’re just getting into investing, consider these 3 tips. →

Serious stuff

Khan Academy has a great free financial literacy course. From understanding interest rates to navigating the stock market, this course breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand lessons that will empower you to take control of your money.

Khan Academy Financial Literacy Course created by Sal Khan →

Fun stuff

"Spend my money Like I'm living the dream My money Like I got nothing to fear"

Which artist is #1 on our Neontrack playlist this week?

Music About Money →

Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.

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