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.

Financial Planning: Helping You See the Big Picture

  • What Is Socially Responsible Investing?

    Socially responsible investing lets people put their money into companies that align with their personal values.

  • Handling Market Volatility

    These three actions can help you stick to a long-term investing strategy when markets are volatile.

  • 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?

  • 3 Potential Benefits of Dollar-Cost Averaging

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

  • 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.

  • The Pros and Cons of a Big Tax Refund

    Is receiving a big tax refund a reason to celebrate?

  • Are Your Investment Decisions Influenced by Emotions?

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Do You Know Who Your Beneficiaries Are?

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