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What to do with a sudden financial windfall

How to manage your finances when you come into newfound money

Whether you expect it or not, a financial windfall—money you receive outside of your regular income—can open up a range of financial questions as you consider the best use for the funds. Here are a few actions to help you make a decision with your financial future in mind.

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