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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 reflecting the disconnect between the markets and the economy.

There’s a disconnect between the markets and the economy. Learn what this can mean for your investments and steps you can that may help to prepare for the next few months.

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Photo of someone looking at stock market performance on their phone.

In a bear market, many investments are “on sale” due to a big drop in their prices. If you’ve been waiting to invest for the long-term, now may be the time. Here are some tips to get started.

6 minute read
Photo of a winding road indicating the pattern of economic recessions.

Recessions aren’t anything new: The United States has had 11 of them since World War II. Do you know what makes a recession? Understanding more may help you worry less.

5 minute read
Someone considering target date funds as an investment option.

Find out what Target Date Funds are and why they could be a good investment option for you.

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Photo of a man who is maintaining his investments during market volatility.

Does recent news have you checking your family’s money? Here’s the difference between timing the markets vs. sticking with a long-term plan.

6 minute read
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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