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Why Financial Education is Worthless

Education is a great and powerful thing, but some things require more than reading a few articles.

Education is a great and powerful thing, but some things require more than reading a few articles. Naturally we turn to professionals when we’re in legal and medical crises, so why don’t we do the same with our finances? Today Kate Stalter talks why seeking professional guidance is the best thing to do for your personal and complex financial situation. Tune into this episode of Better Money Decisions to learn how you can take action and execute a program that works for you.

Show Highlights:

  • When you should educate yourself vs. when you should consult a professional
  • What education consists of
  • Why it’s important to have your finances calculated for your particular case
  • Using education to avoid taking action
  • Combining education with taking action
  • Why mass market education isn’t beneficial for your finances

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About the Author

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Kate Stalter

CMO and Senior Financial Advisor

Kate is a Series 65-licensed advisor, has hosted the Daily Stock Analysis and Market Wrap videos on Investors.com, and taught Investor’s Business Daily live seminars. She contributes to Forbes, US News & World Report and TheStreet. Kate’s primary focus is helping clients who face decisions about portfolio allocation, Social Security strategies, insurance needs, estate planning, college funding and all manner of financial questions.