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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 two family members talking about finances.

Mixing family and money can be difficult and emotional—but it’s inevitable. Here’s help for beginning (and continuing) family finance talks.

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Demand, supply, and interest rates all impact not just your housing budget, but your ability to meet your financial goals.

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Photo of a father, child, and grandfather.

Building wealth, whatever it looks like, and leaving it to the people we love—it’s a goal many of us share. Here’s how to pass your financial legacy from one generation to the next.

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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 couple talking about whether they should retire together.

There's no universal retirement age. Talk through these questions with your spouse to help determine what retirement timeline suits your needs and lifestyle.

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Photo of a multigenerational family.

Every multigenerational family looks a little different, but the financial questions and concerns can be the same. These ideas can help you plan for every person’s needs.

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