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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 an eclipse in 2009.

Q2 2018 Report: Eclipses have often served as dark omens. But the July 2009 eclipse coincided with something good: the start of the 2nd longest U.S. economic recovery in history.

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Older man who is benefiting from his family assisting in paying for his long-term care.

Thinking about how to pay for long-term care (LTC) for a loved one can feel a little intimidating. Learn more about some sources you could use.

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Photo of a person putting important dates on their calendar.

If you’re like most, calendars tend to fill up fast. Here’s a few important dates that you may want to add to your 2018 reminders. 

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Family who is enjoying life because the parents felt comfortable making financial decisions.

Do you postpone financial decisions? If you’re nodding your head, don’t worry. You’re not alone. Research shows that people lack confidence in making financial decisions. Learn how you could overcome decision-making myths.

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Photo of a mother and daughter who have helped to protect their future with permanent life insurance.

Life insurance. You know you need it. But it can make your head spin trying to understand your choices. Learn more about permanent life insurance options.

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Photo of a mom and daughter who has protected their future with life insurance.

Take our quiz to find out what kind of life insurance policy is right for you.

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