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What is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

Costs continue to rise, these accounts are becoming increasingly popular because of their tax benefits and growth potential. Let’s look at what makes an HSA unique and how you can qualify for one.

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Buzz4Good featuring Christiansburg Institute and Spectrum Media Solutions (Part 2)

Check out part 2 of the story of Christiansburg Institute and how Buzz4Good in partnership with Spectrum Media Solutions is making a difference in the community and across the nation.

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Buzz4Good featuring Christiansburg Institute and Spectrum Media Solutions (Part 1)

Learn the history of Christiansburg Institute and the vision for its future, with the help of Buzz4Good and Spectrum Media Solutions.

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Buzz4Good revisits Mill Mountain Zoo & Eastmont Community Foundation

Buzz4Good takes a look back at the difference made with Mill Mountain Zoo and Eastmont Community Foundation.

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Retirement Challenges

There’s no question that in our American land of prosperity, many people will retire comfortably. But a much larger percentage of the population is in danger of working for 40 years and then retiring on the equivalent of minimum wage. The average 401(k) balance in America is around $230,000, and the average Social Security payment per person comes to about $18,000 a year.

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Day Trading with Robinhood

If you do any investment searches online, you have probably noticed the “Two Top Robinhood Stocks to Buy in September,” or “Top 5 Penny Stocks on Robinhood to Watch for September”—or, well, you can find actual pages of listings of ‘top’ stock touts and tips from the popular trading app.

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Gambling vs. Investing

The financial media took a brief break from predicting everything that will happen in 2021 (don’t laugh; it’s their yearly habit) to bring us the engaging story of modern David versus Goliath. The focus was on how masses of small amateur investors managed to bid the share prices of three largely unprofitable companies—GameStop, AMC Entertainment Holdings, and Blackberry—up nearly 1,000 percent, collectively.

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