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Planning your future

Money plays a role in many of the choices we make throughout our lives. Planning can magnify that money and enable it to work harder, to pay for the countless things we hope to experience, or even to leave a legacy. 

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Landing the right job can have its benefits

Whether you’re starting out on a new career, or looking for another job, your paycheck is likely to be one of the biggest motivating factors. But there are many factors beyond your salary that should go into your final decision. 

  • The Must-Have Skills of the Future

    Searching for a new career path? Planning for a new career in this ever-evolving work force? Learn ways to secure your career.

  • 8 things every employee should know about FMLA

    The FMLA is a law that protects employee’s jobs and benefits when they need to take extended absences. Learn how it could affect you.

  • Know Your Worth: Tips for Negotiating Your Salary

    Thinking of asking for a raise, or negotiating your salary for a new position? Learn tips on making the best pitch.

  • Five questions to ask when considering a new job

    It can be difficult to start a new position. Here are five questions to ask when considering a job offer.

  • Starting a Career: Maximizing Your Company Benefits

    A new career can make a lot of new opportunities possible. Get off to a great start.

  • Five Things That May Surprise You About Finding a Satisfying Career

    A great job provides satisfaction that goes beyond the paycheck. Here are a few facts to help in the search for a fulfilling career.

  • The Workplace Benefits You May Have Missed Along the Way

    It can be to interpret the workplace benefits your employer provides. Make sure you know what your benefits cover and how to fill the gaps.

  • Making Your Comeback: Four Ways to Jump Back into the Workforce

    You’ve recovered from an accident, or an illness, and now you want to jump back to your job. Learn some ways to make the process smoother.

  • Three Biggest Surprise Expenses Lurking in Your Medical Plan

    You may not be as covered as you think for medical expenses. Learn about uncovered costs and how to financially protect yourself.


Money buys options

A few good financial habits can go a long way. If you work to follow a plan, chances are good that one day, your finances will be working for you.

  • Hit Reset on Your Spending

    Think your personal spending habits could be better? Learn about tips to monitor and modify your spending and saving habits to improve your personal finances.

  • What You Need to Know about Health Savings Accounts

    Find out what a Health Savings Account is. Explore how HSAs work, their advantages, and some ways they can provide the flexibility you may be looking for.

  • Four Smart Planning Tips for Couples Who Live Together

    Financial planning for unmarried couples is important as it is for married people. Learn about cohabitation agreements and other considerations.

  • The Gift of Goals: 6 Tips for Achieving Your Dreams

    Any time is a great time for setting financial goals. Learn how to make and stick to a personal saving strategy.

  • Up Your Game With Long-Term Financial Thinking

    Long term financial planning and saving can be tough. Learn tips on how to prioritize and plan for the future to achieve your goals.

  • What Are Your Key Financial Stats?

    Do you know your personal financial statistics like you know your favorite teams’ game day stats? You should. Learn which stats are most important.

  • How to Cope with Health Care Uncertainty

    Learn how to protect your personal finances against these unpredictable rising costs.

  • Why Crowdfunding is Not the Best Insurance Policy

    Crowdfunding medical bills and emergencies is a growing trend. Learn why there are better solutions.

  • Why You Need a Financial Professional

    Financial professionals help you plan for your future and improve your financial health and wellness. 

  • Steps to Building a Financially Secure Future

    By simply learning how to make the most of your resources, anyone can have a bright financial outlook.

  • Want to donate your car to charity? Consider a new route.

    There may be better strategies, for the charities – and for you.

  • How to avoid under-withholding your taxes, and why it matters

    Small miscalculations can add up to big liabilities.

  • Eight Questions to Ask a Financial Representative

    Choosing a financial representative is an important step in planning your financial future. Learn what questions you should ask when making your decision.

  • 5 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

    Do you know what you’re doing with your tax refund?  Learn some helpful tips on how to spend it.


Loans: Better management, much better payoff

At some point in life, it’s likely that you may be borrowing money, whether it’s for a student loan or a mortgage. The way you manage loans can make a big difference in the long term.

  • Little known facts about student loan debt, and five ways to make it work for you

    Learn more about your student loans. What you learn could affect how much you pay back, and your future.