Videos

One survey found that 48% of current retirees had to retire earlier than they expected.

Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2017

These engaging, short animations focus on a variety of financial topics and illustrate key financial concepts and current events. Choose any of the videos below and then click the start arrow to watch.

  • Stocks and Stock Mutual Funds 101

    Stocks and Stock Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in stocks and stock funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds 101

    Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in bonds and bond funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • The Pros and Cons of a Big Tax Refund

    The Pros and Cons of a Big Tax Refund

    Is receiving a big tax refund a reason to celebrate?

  • Wage Growth: Watch for a Tipping Point

    Wage Growth: Watch for a Tipping Point

    The factors that may be restraining workers' wages and the economic implications of continued weakness or a sudden surge.

  • Trade Tariffs

    Trade Tariffs

    The U.S. is using tariffs to force the hands of trading partners and narrow the deficit. As a result, the disruption of global trade could affect economic growth.