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Infographic: What Should You Do with $1,000?

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Maybe you didn’t hit the mega millions jackpot, but you’ve come into a little extra cash — a bonus, gift, or even a small inheritance.

Sure, $1,000 might be a relatively small amount of money and it’s tempting to go out and splurge on an indulgence, but what if there is a better way to spend that money?

Jennifer Openshaw, America’s Chief Consumer Advocate, Wall Street Journal columnist and CEO of Family Financial Network, is lending her expertise about what you should do with $1,000.

The following infographic explores the best way to spend $1,000 — whether you spend it, invest it, or even grow it.

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