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About Holly Kylén
President | Founder | Financial Advisor
Holly Kylén began her practice in 1986 and as a financial advisor, she tailors products to help develop sound retirement and pension plans for individuals and companies. Holly focuses on helping employers design defined contribution programs that help employees realize the necessity of retirement planning and that empower them to actively participate in their employer's plan. <Read More>
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About Ryan Egan
Ryan Egan is a 2014 summa cum laude Robert E. Cook Honors College graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he completed his B.S. in Management (Eberly College of Business Honors Program) and B.A. in Economics (Economics Honors Track). <Read More >
What is Financial Literacy?
What does it mean to be financially literate?
The goal of financial literacy is to establish a feeling of control over your finances while also using money as a tool to freely make choices that build greater life satisfaction. When you're financially literate, you understand how to allocate your income toward various goals simultaneously—not just to ongoing expenses, but to savings, debt repayment and an emergency
Why should you want to be financially literate?
Financially literate consumers not only manage money with more confidence, but also have a better chance of handling the inevitable ups and downs of their financial lives by understanding how to prevent and manage issues as they arise.
How Does Financial Literacy Help You?
Many think that it is about learning how to budget your finances or what a 529 plan is and how to use it. To us financial literacy is all about power and confidence. We take the time to explain to our clients the vehicles we are using so they understand that when trouble comes there is no need to panic. By living financially literate you can set goals and achieve them.