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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.

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Photo of a father and daughter who will benefit from the CARES act.

The largest federal emergency relief package in United States history has been signed. Learn what the CARES Act means for you and your family.

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Photo of a woman who is considering whether she should take a RMD in 2020.

Thanks to the CARES Act, 2020 required minimum distribution (RMD) rules have changed and you have a choice: You can take it or leave it this year.

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Photo of a couple who are looking into options for emergency cash during COVID-19.

These are trying times. If you need cash to help you get through a transition period after being affected by COVID-19, you may have options to consider.

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Woman who learned what retirement account option is right for her based upon her goals.

Deciding to save for retirement is a great idea. Figuring out how to do it, on the other hand, can be a bit confusing. How do you figure out what’s best for you and your goals?

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