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Let’s be honest: financial planning can be confusing, stressful, and just plain boring. But when you focus on the kind of life you want—the goals, needs, and dreams you have for yourself and your family—your decisions about money get a lot easier. We’re here to help you explore the financial topics that matter to your life.

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There’s more to the economic news, and to your financial plans, than the headlines that grab your attention.
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In a bear market, many investments drop in price, like they’re “on sale” for new investors. If you’ve been waiting to invest for the long term, now may be the time. Here are some tips to get started.
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The stocks you own through your retirement savings are important to help keep your investments diversified.

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Bonds are an essential part of your retirement investments, helping to spread out risk and stabilize growth.

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A target date fund uses a specific date in the future to allocate assets and spread out risk in order to manage your investment risk.

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When it comes to paying for college, a withdrawal from your retirement account impacts more than just your statement balance.

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