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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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A little tax planning now can go a long way toward helping you keep more of your money next year. Learn about potential savings from tax credits and deductions.

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Absolutely. If you contribute to a 401(k) and an IRA or Roth IRA you may be able to meet multiple retirement savings goals, too.
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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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Emergency expenses or losing a job could make it seem like raiding your 401(k) will help you get ahead. Don’t let a short-term need sap your retirement savings.

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How will you know you’re ready to start investing? Maybe you already are and didn’t even know it. Here are milestones to help you decide.

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