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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 man who has created a savings strategy.

Get 5 tips for building a solid saving strategy, whether you’re just starting out or you want to put away more of your money.

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Photo of a man who is preparing for tax season.

Here are 5 things you can do to get ready for the 2019 income tax season so you’re ready when it’s time to file.

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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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Woman who is reading about how investing works.

Investing is more complicated than transferring money into a savings account, but every saver can become an investor. Find out what investing is and 3 rules to follow.

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Photo of a family who has planned for the future by creating an estate plan.

You don’t have to be wealthy or old or married or a parent to need an estate plan. Learn how to create your plan, and the 4 key documents you need.

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Photo of a young woman who is staying calm during market volatility.

While volatility and the sting of short-term losses might leave you feeling anxious, there are some ways that may help you handle the emotions that can go along with saving for your retirement.

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