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Editor's note: Throughout Economy Matters, "Southeast" refers to the six states that, in whole or in part, make up the Sixth Federal Reserve District: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Financial Security
Looking for ways to build your personal wealth? Here are tips for enhancing your financial security.
Some strategies for becoming more financially secure include:
- Make a plan and set financial goals.
- Create a budget and use it as a tool to reach your goals.
- Take advantage of the power of compound interest through saving and investing.
- Control your debt and practice good credit habits.
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