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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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Taxes, estate plans, and retirement income needs all figure into whether you want to move retirement savings to a Roth IRA conversion.

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What does next month—and a decade from now—look like for your financial goals? These tips and a worksheet can help.

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Photo of a mother and son sitting in front of a laptop and reviewing options for paying for college.

When it comes to paying for college, a withdrawal from your retirement account impacts more than just your statement balance.

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Photo of a couple considering using their retirement accounts to pay off debt.

Be sure to understand all the consequences that could come from using your retirement account savings to pay off debt.

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A few questions can help you decide if you need a trust as part of your estate plan.

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An older adult and her daughter smile and hug.

If your parents need assistance near or in retirement with finances, you can help protect them and your own well-being, too.

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