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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 woman reviewing her 2020 financial calendar on her smartphone

Use this 2021 financial calendar to help you stay on track—from tax deadlines to college savings plans.

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Woman who has created a financial plan.

From paying down your debt to retiring early, learn how to set and achieve your financial goals.

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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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Photo of a son an his father talking about money.

It can be tough to bring up the topic of money with your parents. Here are four ways to approach the conversation.

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Photo of a grandmother helping to raise her granddaughter.

Whether it’s an unexpected situation or you saw it coming, taking on a “second parenthood” can be a big change, and requires some careful planning.

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Photo of resources needed for organizing personal finances.

Planning for an emergency or for when you’re gone is difficult to think about. Make it quick and efficient with our five-step plan.

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