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Most Common Money Bullies and How to Handle Them

Bullies aren’t just on the playground or online. Adults face bullies, too. Family or friends can shame, scold or school us when it comes to our finances. October is Bullying Awareness Month, and financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the most common money bullies and how to handle them.

1. The Expert

2. The One Upper

3. The Shamer

4. The Disciplinarian

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Importance of Life Insurance and How Much Coverage is Necessary

Death is a difficult time for loved ones. One way to better prepare your family is with life insurance. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the importance of life insurance and how much coverage is necessary.

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Money Moves New Grandparents Should Make

Becoming a new grandparent is an exciting time, but there’s also work to be done. It’s more than changing diapers! Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the money moves new grandparents should make:

Split Gift Budget

Update Beneficiary Forms

Give to a 529

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Prioritize Your Retirement

Get Your Stories Ready

 

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Pros And Cons Of Target Date Funds

If you have a 401(k), chances are you’re invested in a target date fund. A total of $1.1 trillion is invested in target date funds, which are a simple solution for hands-off retirement savers. Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the pros and cons of target date funds.

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