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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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Photo of a windy road in the mountains.

Accepting uncertainty and digging deep for patience may help you navigate the continually changing economy in 2022.

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Interest rates directly impact what it costs you to borrow money, and what you earn when you save.

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Photo of a woman taking an online quiz to find out what kind of investor she is.

Everyday behaviors can be a window to your personality. They may even indicate what kind of investor you are. Take this quiz to find out.

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What’s behind one of the most-watched economic outlook numbers?

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Photo of someone cooking to illustrate that you need to "cook up" a plan for asset allocation.

You need just the right mix of investments to help meet your financial goals. Explore ideas to cook up an asset allocation plan suited to your tastes.

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Photo of plants growing symbolizing how retirement plan investments can grow over time.

Find out where all those investment choices in your retirement plan came from. This quick story helps clear up the confusion.

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