• SOURCE: Ally Bank

Get Wise About Your Finances This April

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ANCHOR LEAD: April is Financial Literacy Month and Brian Osuch has some help for the many Americans struggling with the process of creating and sticking with a financial plan. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. A recent Harris Poll sponsored by Ally Financial found 50% of Americans don't set financial goals. Ally's Jacqueline Howard, says that's a mistake, because setting short and long-term goals help build your financial future. CUT: (Howard) Setting concrete goals like paying off credit card debt or saving for a down payment on a car helps consumers envision the end-point - and that's the starting point for creating an effective financial plan and following it though. SCRIPT: Howard says an important first step is creating the plan… and, there's help for that. CUT: (Howard) Throughout the month of April, Ally is providing tips focusing on topics including credit, budgeting, banking and auto finance as part of our 'Get Wise' initiative which is based on the Wallet Wise financial literacy program. These tips are an easy way to get consumers to reach their financial goals. SCRIPT: Follow Ally on Twitter at @Ally for weekly tips. For more information, visit AllyWalletWise.com. That's Newsbreak from Ally, I'm Brian Osuch. SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm (Announcer name). A recent Harris Poll sponsored by Ally Financial found 50% of Americans don't set financial goals. Ally's Jacqueline Howard, says that's a mistake, because setting short and long-term goals help build your financial future. CUT: (Howard) Setting concrete goals like paying off credit card debt or saving for a down payment on a car helps consumers envision the end-point - and that's the starting point for creating an effective financial plan and following it though. SCRIPT: Howard says an important first step is creating the plan… and, there's help for that. CUT: (Howard) Throughout the month of April, Ally is providing tips focusing on topics including credit, budgeting, banking and auto finance as part of our 'Get Wise' initiative which is based on the Wallet Wise financial literacy program. These tips are an easy way to get consumers to reach their financial goals. SCRIPT: Follow Ally on Twitter at @Ally for weekly tips. For more, visit AllyWalletWise.com. That's Newsbreak from Ally.
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