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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 woman who practices the FIRE lifestyle through ultra-frugal living to retire early.

The FIRE lifestyle emphasizes ultra-frugal living for people who are trying to retire early. Take this quiz to see how your saving and spending habits stack up.

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Photo of a man who has prepared for retirement knowing he will be entering it single.

The number of single Americans over age 50 is growing. And their retirement needs can differ compared to couples. Take a moment to read through eight essential considerations.

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Photo of a man researching different methods to pay off debt.

From the snowball method to debt consolidation, three strategies can help you get ahead of principal and interest payments and get closer to living debt free.

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Photo of women talking about ways to save for retirement.

Wherever you are in your career and whatever competing financial goals you’re balancing, you can find a way to save for your retirement. Start with one (or all) of these ideas today.

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Photo of a millennial who is planning for retirement by investing aggressively when she is younger.

Check out three reasons for investing aggressively in your 20s and 30s.

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Photo of a couple who have created their paycheck in retirement.

When it’s time to retire, replacing your work paycheck with a retirement income paycheck requires careful planning. Here are four steps you can take to turn years of savings into income.

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