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Beth Allwood

Beth Allwood
Beth Allwood is a financial education writer at American Century Investments. She is a member of the marketing communications team, which provides financial and educational content for a variety of the firm’s clients. Beth spends her free time juggling two book clubs, cooking with her “framily” (friends and family) every Sunday and trying to kick start an exercise regimen.

Say Bah Humbug to Holiday Spending Regret

It’s easy to get caught up in the moment when holiday shopping. You want to find that perfect gift, and sometimes (a lot of...
With your family's new immediate needs, you might be tempted to pull back on your long-term savings plan—but keep perspective.

Managing Finances on Your Own

Losing a spouse, whether by divorce or death, can take a big toll, both emotionally and financially. It's important to understand your assets and...
Unforeseen Job Change?

Unforeseen Job Change?

Many people who experience a sudden job change may face some personal finance challenges. Monthly bills, discretionary spending and current debt are just a...
Time to Figure out My Investments

Me: Time to Figure Out My Investments

We all know setting goals is important. But, do you find yourself setting goals, only for other “stuff” to take priority? If this has...
Feeling Lucky? Don't Chance It with Your Investments

Feeling Lucky? Don’t Chance It with Your Investments

If the recent rally has you feeling lucky about jumping in or out of the markets, this may cost your portfolio. No one knows...
Resolve to Take Control of Your Finances in 2017

Resolutions for 2017—Take Control of Your Finances

Looking back, 2016 gave us plenty of market shocks, such as China’s surprise currency devaluation and slowdown in growth, UK’s Brexit vote and the...
Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday cards have been addressed. Wrapping paper and frilly bows are at the ready. You can almost hear the strains of “It’s the most...