Videos

These engaging, short animations focus on a variety of financial topics and illustrate key financial concepts and current events. Choose any of the videos below and then click the start arrow to watch.

Women and Money: Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

  • Should You Sell When the Market Drops?

    The stock market can take investors on a wild ride. Should you consider selling your stocks when the market drops?

  • 3 Potential Benefits of Dollar-Cost Averaging

    Dollar-cost averaging is a disciplined investing approach and is one way to ride out market fluctuations.

  • Financial Planning: Helping You See the Big Picture

    Financial planning is a process that can help you reach your financial goals by evaluating your whole financial picture.

  • Stocks and Stock Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in stocks and stock funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in bonds and bond funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • Are Your Investment Decisions Influenced by Emotions?

    Consider how emotions, such as excitement and fear, can cause you to make counterproductive investment decisions.

  • 6 Reasons to Work with a Financial Professional

    Here are six reasons to work with a financial professional no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Women and Money: Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

    On their path to financial security, women often face unique financial obstacles.

  • Four Money Mistakes You Might Be Making

    Are you making any of these four money mistakes?

  • Social Security: When Should You Claim Retirement Benefits?

    The amount you'll receive in retirement from Social Security can vary depending on the age when you claim benefits.

  • How Sequence of Returns Can Affect Your Retirement Savings

    Did you know that the sequence in which you earn investment returns can affect how much you end up with?

  • The SECURE Act Hopes to Make Retirement More Secure

    Here are four new rules that could help retirement savers in 2020 and beyond.

  • Record Government Spending Boosts Appeal of Tax-Free Income

    Record government spending for COVID-19 could lead to higher tax rates, boosting the appeal of tax-free income.

  • The CARES Act May Offer Welcome Relief to Retirement Account Owners

    The CARES Act signed into law in 2020 in response to Covid-19 contains four provisions to help retirement savers.

  • Taking a Financial Inventory

    A financial inventory can be done by anyone at any time. It’s a good step to getting your financial house in order.

  • 3 Factors to Consider When Investing for the Long Term

    These three factors will typically drive your long-term investment strategy.

  • Fed Forecast: Low Rates Ahead

    The Federal Reserve did two interesting things in the summer of 2020.

  • Are Value Stocks Poised for a Comeback?

    Growth stocks have dominated the market for the last decade, but could value stocks steal the spotlight next?

  • The Retirement Income Factor

    How much money will you bring to retirement?

  • What Is Investment Risk?

    How different types of risks can adversely affect your investments

  • Do You Know Who Your Beneficiaries Are?

    Valuable assets will convey directly to beneficiaries, regardless of instructions in a will.

  • The Value of a Bond

    How interest rate changes influence bond prices.

  • What Would Happen to Your Estate?

    Estate planning documents can help you manage your estate.