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Financial planning is all about helping you manage the many changes you experience in life. Whether it’s planning to pay for college, the loss of a loved one, caring for aging parents or something totally unexpected, you’ll know how to be prepared.

College Planning

  • College students at an ivy league school
    Article
    Why Turning Down All 8 Ivy League Schools is Brilliant
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  • graduation cap on top of money
    Article
    Q&A: Paying Off Your Grandchild's Student Loans
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  • Article
    Q&A: Fully Funded 529 Plan But Kids Aren't Going to College
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Marriage & Divorce

  • Groom kisses bride on cheek
    Article
    Second Marriages: A Financial To-Do List
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  • Paper boat floating on water with dollar sign
    Article
    Is There a Financial Leak in the Love Boat?
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  • Is It a Wedding Gift or a Charitable Donation? Gift box next to placard reading 'in lieu of gifts'
    Article
    Is It a Wedding Gift or a Charitable Donation?
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Kids & Money

  • A list of potential baby boy names
    Article
    Why Naming Your Baby After Yourself Is a Bad Idea
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  • Drawing of a family represented by activity icons
    Article
    When Did Parenting Become a Competitive Sport?
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  • Article
    Q&A: How to Get Young Children to Invest
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Jobs

  • Young woman at table looking for job openings in newspaper
    Article
    What to Do If You Lose Your Job
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  • Ric Edelman explains the differences between layoff and furlough
    Video
    The Differences Between A Furlough and Layoff
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  • Article
    Q&A: Retirement Plans for the Self-Employed
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