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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 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 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 someone cooking to illustrate that you need to "cook up" a plan for asset allocation.

You need just the right mix of investments to help meet your financial goals. Explore ideas to cook up an asset allocation plan suited to your tastes.

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Man who is reading an article to help him understand what interest rates are.

Understanding interest rates, both for saving and borrowing money, can help you plan how much you may earn and how much principal and interest will cost you.

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What if you could build something "more" with your investments, what would that look like? To plan for that, you first need to know where you stand with your finances.

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Woman on her computer reviewing her 401k account.

Have you checked in on your 401(k) account lately? Make sure you’re not neglecting one of the most important relationships in your life.

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