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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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Image of a woman who is getting her finances in order after the death of her spouse.

You can never truly be prepared for the death of a spouse or partner. Our financial checklist can help you with what comes next.

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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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Family who is organizing finances after a major illness diagnosis.

A lot of worries come with a major illness. You can take steps to manage one of them: money. This checklist can help you get organized.

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Woman with her son who has gotten her finances in order after a divorce.

Our post-divorce checklist can help you finish financial-related tasks as you move on.

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Photo of resources needed for organizing personal finances.

If something happened to you tomorrow, are your loved ones prepared to handle your finances? Planning for emergency or death isn’t fun to think about. So make it quick with our 5‐step plan.

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