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Secrets your financial planner wants you to know

The Active Times Logo By Shannon Darnall of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 21: Personal finance is a tricky subject for many people. While some people robustly grasp their financial future with two hands, others tend to put things off until tomorrow. A recent Gallup poll revealed that although Americans generally feel positive about their finances, 25 percent of people in the U.S. say they worry about making ends meet “all” or “most” of the time. If you are one of those who tend to avoid looking into your finances, there’s nothing like a bit of education to help you feel in control again.We spoke to financial planners across the country and asked them to share some of their top tips for financial success. Although none of these tips should replace visiting a trusted financial advisor to discuss your specific situation, their advice might be just what it takes to give you the confidence to take control of your financial situation. Read on, and Future You will be glad you did.

Secrets Your Financial Planner Wants You to Know

Personal finance is a tricky subject for many people. While some people robustly grasp their financial future with two hands, others tend to put things off until tomorrow. A recent Gallup poll revealed that although Americans generally feel positive about their finances, 25 percent of people in the U.S. say they worry about making ends meet “all” or “most” of the time. If you are one of those who tend to avoid looking into your finances, there’s nothing like a bit of education to help you feel in control again.

We spoke to financial planners across the country and asked them to share some of their top tips for financial success. Although none of these tips should replace visiting a trusted financial advisor to discuss your specific situation, their advice might be just what it takes to give you the confidence to take control of your financial situation. Read on, and Future You will be glad you did.

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