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Financial upheaval and uncertainty have become the norm for many Americans Coronavirus pandemic.
Millions are unemployed and many businesses are hit by the economic slowdown. With so much uncertainty, it can be difficult and even scary to think about your money, let alone come up with a plan.
But that’s exactly what you should do out loud Chris Browning, a financial analyst and creator and host of the podcast Popcorn Finance. In the short-form podcast, Browning discusses financial topics like investing and managing your money in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn.
“You may not be able to plan for every possible scenario, but you can at least learn what you can do to get yourself in the best position,” he said.
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Of course, it’s easy to be intimidated by the thought of getting a grip on your financial life.
“There’s this perception that you have to be perfect or an expert to manage your money,” said Browning, who was named one of them Eight African American finance gurus follow NerdWallet.
“You don’t have to be perfect,” he said. “You don’t have to have a degree in finance or be a financial planner to manage your money at home.”
With this in mind, Browning has created a quiz to help you achieve your financial goals: