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Curated - August 2019

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Here are some of our favorite financial reads and Internet finds we came across from last month!

Choosing when to claim Social Security benefits is an important decision that will affect how much you receive each month for the rest of your life.
— Katie Brockman, The Motley Fool

15 Steps to Take if You Were Affected by the Capital One Breach | Money Crashers | While this happened at the end of July, there’s still time to see if you were affected and read about what you can do to fix your situation.

Why Women are Less Prepared for Retirement than Men | CNBC | Mark found this and wanted to share it with our community. Read on to find out interesting facts about men vs. women with finances, and how, if you are a woman, you can better prepare for retirement.

What are Stocks? What are Bonds? | The Simple Dollar | Before you start investing, make sure you know the difference!

Which Financial Advice Should You Trust? | Get Rich Slowly | Everyone has thoughts about personal finance. Here’s how you can navigate these waters and determine which advice will best suit your situation.

5 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Credit Card | The Motley Fool | Apple released their new credit card this month - are you going to use it?

What to Do if You Claim Social Security Benefits too Early | The Motley Fool | This one is quite relevant to the Lunch & Learn talks we’ve been having. If you find yourself in this situation, read on to see how you can remedy it!

ICYMI: How I Increased My Net Worth by $10,000 in One Year | Milborn Advisors | Amy decided to take her financial situation seriously - and it paid off. Here’s how she did it.