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Sherrill St. Germain

Financial Columnist, Betterment

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About Sherrill

A former fee-only planner, Sherrill St. Germain, CFP®, brings a decade of financial planning experience to content she develops for financial services professionals, firms, and publications. She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University as well as an MBA from Clark University. Her work and ideas have been featured in books, online, and in magazines including Kiplinger Personal Finance, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Planning Magazine. She can be found at SherrillStGermain.com.

Articles written by Sherrill

The Largest Community Bank in Every State

Community banks have the ability to deliver personalized banking services to their constituents. Find out the largest community bank in your state.

Riding Out Rollercoaster Markets

Riding out market volatility is much like riding a rollercoaster: staying securely in place with your investments will help safeguard you from those drastic market dips.

The One Thing You’re Overlooking In The FIRE Movement

The Financial Independence Retire Early movement offers tools and tricks for helping people retire early. Here’s how saving as a married couple could help you get there faster.

Fighting Financial Guilt In The Era Of Latte Shaming

Don’t let provocative news cycles make you feel bad about buying coffee every morning. You can have your $5 latte and still meet your financial goals, using reverse budgeting.

Health Savings Accounts: The Sharpest Tax Tool In The Shed?

As an investor, you may be thinking about funding an HSA but are unsure about whether it is a useful financial planning tool. Here are six different scenarios for how an HSA can work for you.

How A Generation Gap Impacts Finance For Women

Personal finance needs vary greatly across generations — but perhaps even more so for women.

10 Financial To-Dos Before Your First Wedding Anniversary

Planning your financial life with your spouse can be very stressful. Here are ten considerations you should talk about before reaching your first anniversary.

Women and Money: Bridge The Gap

It’s no secret that women fight more of an uphill battle than male peers in their efforts to reach personal financial goals.

Your Investments: Why Neatness Counts

It’s not a perfect science, but when it comes to investing, neatness counts. Or perhaps more accurately, neatness adds up to real dollars that compound over time.

Forget Your Resolution. Ask Yourself How You’ll Fail in 2019 Instead

Instead of setting a New Year’s resolution, try taking a different approach. Try considering what you could do to destroy your resolution in order to help reveal potential pitfalls so you can safeguard against them.

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