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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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Couple who has prepared for tax season.

Tax season is upon us again, and this year there are some big changes after tax reform. Use these strategies to help make your 2018 tax filing as stress-free as it can be.

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Family who is taking steps to save for holiday spending so it doesn't get out of control.

If you’re like most shoppers seasonal spending adds up fast between the holiday gifts, parties and other expenses this year. Check out our tips to save during the holidays.

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Woman who has save on taxes which has helped her save 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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Man who is determining how the increase in contribution limits to his 401k in 2019 will affect his retirement.

Good news. You can increase your contributions to your 401(k) and IRA starting in 2019. We’ll break down what that means to you, whether you’re already saving or just getting started.

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Photo showing someone reading this 5 questions to ask before you take on debt article on their cellphone.

Whether you’re paying for a car, or a refrigerator, or a new pair of skis, here are 5 questions to think through before you take on debt.

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Photo of a man who decided not to withdrawal money from his 401k.

Stressful credit card debt or student loans 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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