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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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A common concern for parents of children with special needs is what happens when you're gone. You'll feel better knowing you have a long-term financial plan in place for your child.

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Whether it’s an unexpected situation or you saw it coming, taking on a “second parenthood” can be a big change, and requires some careful planning.

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Photo of a woman who is a super saver and has been investing in her future.

You know you should save more for retirement. But how? Try these practical tips—straight from savvy savers themselves.

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Man sitting in a kayak.

Achieving our financial goals can have its ups and downs. But sometimes, challenges aren’t about failing to reach our goals—they’re about setting better goals in the first place.

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Grandmother and grandfather sitting with their grandchild.

Today, many of us have multiple online accounts for our finances. Banking, insurance, retirement savings—but what about Social Security?

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Photo of a man and his son in the park.

Helping our kids get a leg up on life is something we all hope to do. But putting off your own retirement savings to help your kids can really hurt your long-term financial goals.

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