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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 has consolidated retirement accounts from past employers into one retirement plan.

Multiple retirement accounts may mean multiple investment decisions, statements, fees, emails, and more. Consolidating retirement accounts can make it easier to manage your retirement savings.

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Photo of a woman who has inherited an IRA from a family member.

If you’ve found yourself listed as a beneficiary on a loved one’s IRA, you may be entitled to some or all of the money. Here’s some information to help you understand your options.

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This dad knows life insurance is an essential investment for protecting his assets—and his loved ones.

Life insurance helps protect the people who depend on you most. Learn why it’s an essential part of your financial plan and how to choose the type of policy to fit your needs. 

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Photo of someone protecting their online accounts.

Have you thought about all the information you share online? Learn how to secure your financial accounts. Hint: multifactor authentication (MFA) is one of the best things you can do.

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A financial advisor reviewing a financial plan with her client.

Learn why you should work with a financial professional. And find out how to choose the right one for you, what to expect, and how to prepare.

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Women talking about the importance of designating a beneficiary

You work hard to build your retirement savings. Protect what you’ve built by making sure your savings go to the 401(k) beneficiary you choose.

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