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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 family who has organized their estate planning documents.

When you organize your estate planning documents, think beyond a will and life insurance.

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Photo of a couple who are having money conversations to avoid conflict.

Taking your relationship to the next level? It’s time to talk to your partner about finances. See how one couple blends love and money—and what a financial professional has to say about it.

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Photo of a couple who have talked about the financial considerations since they are marrying later in life.

Getting married when you’re older—when you have an established career, more assets, and possibly kids—requires different financial considerations. Here are a few to discuss together.

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Young woman who understood why she needed disability insurance and is now using the benefits.

Statistically, illness is why the vast majority of workers lose the regular income that keeps them afloat—things like cancer, bipolar disorder, and arthritis. Are you protected?

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Photo of a couple in their kitchen deciding what to do with their excess money, save for retirement or pay off debt.

Save for post-work years and get rid of bills? With a little planning and prioritizing, you can do both.

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Woman thinking about her open enrollment benefit options from her employer.

It’s open enrollment season—that time of year when you review employee benefits offered through your employer to adjust and update coverage for 2021.

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