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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 impact the national, state, and local economic outlook—and your pocketbook.

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Photo of a couple who is saving on their taxes while also saving for retirement.

We’d all like to keep more of our hard-earned money, right? Learn how you can save on your taxes while you save for retirement.

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Photo of a man who is preparing for tax season.

Check off a few tasks for the 2020 income tax season so you’re ready when it’s time to file.

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Photo of a man who looked into the benefits of a Roth IRA.

We’ll help you understand the benefits Roth IRAs offer, your options for including a Roth IRA in your retirement savings strategy and what to consider when evaluating your needs.

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Two Principal retirement plan participants who have used their retirement savings accounts to manage taxes.

You’ve probably heard that retirement savings accounts are “tax advantaged” – meaning you don’t pay taxes on money you put into those accounts until you withdraw it in retirement. 

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