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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 couple that has decided they need a personal trust as part of their estate plan.

What’s a trust? How is it different than a will? Do you need one? Learn how this estate planning option can benefit you and your family—now and in the future.

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Photo of a woman who has protected her daughter with disability and life insurance.

Help protect your paycheck and your family by making disability and life insurance part of your financial plan. Here are 3 steps to make sure you’re covered.

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You can recover lost ground in your retirement savings. The key? Catch up however you can. These six strategies can help.

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Your retirement savings strategy changes from decade to decade. Here’s how to adjust your health care cost savings plan as you age, too.

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The end of the year gives you a chance to adjust contributions and coverage for a range of benefits, including 401(k), insurance, and more.

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Picture of a man and child reviewing ways to save for college on a computer.

Options for college savings are wider than you might think. Explore six different types, from life insurance to Roth IRAs, to find the right combination for you.

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