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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 couple who have determined the ideal timing for their retirement lifestyle.

No single age suits all retirees and you and your spouse may not want to retire at the same time. These questions can help determine the ideal timing for your retirement lifestyle.

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Mother who has prepared for the birth of her baby.

Whether you’re a new parent or you’ve got a little one on the way, the time to plan for your family’s finances is … now. Here are 6 ways to get started.

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Young mother juggling the demands of life and saving for retirement

How do you keep everything on track when you’re juggling lots of financial demands? It takes planning and prioritizing. These 7 steps can help.

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Photo of a woman and a man who have talked about their finances before getting married.

Planning to tie the knot? Take time to wrap up the details of your financial future, too. Discussing these 6 hot topics about your money and goals can help you build a happier life together.

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Woman writing down important financial dates in her 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 2019 reminders. 

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Group of young adults who have learned from their parents about becoming a super saver.

Check out some tips you can use with kids in your life to help them become super savers.

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