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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 young family reviewing their 2020 retirement contributions limits with their financial advisor.

Good news. You can increase your retirement and health savings account contributions in 2020. We’ll break down what that means to you, whether you’re already saving or just getting started.

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Woman who has created a financial plan.

You’re thinking about your 2020 resolutions. Now, it’s time to make them happen. We’ll help you set doable financial goals in 5 steps.

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Photo of woman reviewing her 2020 financial calendar on her smartphone

Mark your 2020 calendar with these key financial deadlines like FAFSA, taxes, and benefit enrollment.

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Two family members talking about money.

Money can be an awkward topic, even with the ones you love most. But sometimes you have to go there. When you do, we’ve got ideas to keep the peace.

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Photo of two men discussing investing near retirement and how market fluctuations shouldn't affect their retirement goals.

News of market volatility can make you nervous, especially if you're near retirement. Here are a few ways to counter those reactions when it comes to your hard-earned retirement dollars.

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Photo of a person checking their credit score online.

Knowing your credit score—what it means, how to check it, how to improve it—can help get you on the right financial path.

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