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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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The stocks you own through your retirement savings are important to help keep your investments diversified.

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Bonds are an essential part of your retirement investments, helping to spread out risk and stabilize growth.

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A target date fund uses a specific date in the future to allocate assets and spread out risk in order to manage your investment risk.

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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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Photo of a mother holding her baby while looking at options for emergency cash.

Emergency expenses or losing a job could make it seem like raiding your 401(k) will help you get ahead. Don’t let a short-term need sap your retirement savings.

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