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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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Man who is reading an article to help him understand what interest rates are.

Understanding interest rates, both for saving and borrowing money, can help you plan how much you may earn and how much principal and interest will cost you.

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What if you could build something "more" with your investments, what would that look like? To plan for that, you first need to know where you stand with your finances.

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Woman on her computer reviewing her 401k account.

Have you checked in on your 401(k) account lately? Make sure you’re not neglecting one of the most important relationships in your life.

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Have you thought about all the information you share online? Learn how to secure your financial accounts. Hint: multifactor authentication (MFA) is one of the best things you can do.

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Photo of a woman creating a financial plan.

Looking for a step-by-step approach to creating a financial plan? (Or a handy reference if you already have one.) We’ve got you covered. Here’s how you do it.

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Photo of a woman who is a super saver.

Are you a super saver? You are if you save 90% of more of the IRS max in your 401(k) or defer 15% or more of your salary. Two of your peers share their financial tips for other super savers.

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