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.

Should You Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement?

  • Debt Profile of Older Americans

    The percentage of older Americans with debt is at its highest level in 30 years, driven by the 75+ age group.

  • Should You Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement?

    Should you pay off debt or save for retirement? That’s a good question. These points may help you decide.

  • 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?

  • Leaving Your Employer? Don’t Forget Your Retirement Savings Plan

    When leaving your employer you’ll need to decide what to do with the money in your retirement savings plan.

  • The Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits

    How much do you know about your Social Security retirement benefits?

  • 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?

  • Putting Together the Retirement Income Puzzle

    What key pieces will make up your retirement income puzzle?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 4 Things To Do in the 4 Years Before College

    These four steps can help you go into the college planning process wisely.

  • The Latte Habit

    How little things can add up over time.

  • 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 Is An Annuity?

    Immediate or deferred annuity: there's no right answer.