While men and women often share the same financial goals, that’s not always the whole story. If you’ve ever left the workforce to raise a family, cared for a sick or aging family member or suddenly found yourself single following a divorce or the death of a spouse, you know how a life event people experience every day can have a profound – and often disproportionate – impact on your financial health. The topics shared here are intended to serve as a resource – so you have the information and insight you need to make smart, informed decisions about your financial future.

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Resources for Women Investors

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How to Organize Your Financial Life

Keeping your financial documents organized might feel like a chore but it can be a lifesaver in an emergency. Here’s how to organize your financial life in the event you may need your loved one’s help.

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Wealth and the Single Parent

Making smart financial choices while raising kids on your own can require additional planning and discipline.

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What Women Need to Know About Social Security

Generally speaking financial planning decisions are typically the same for women and men; however the Social Security benefits decision is one women should pay extra attention to.

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Is It Time To Have "the Talk" With Your Parents?

It can be tough to talk with aging or ailing parents about their financial future. We offers some guidance on how you can break the ice, handle the paperwork and create a formal plan that meets your parents’ wishes. 

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Teaching Kids to be Financially Fit

Teaching children to make smart financial decisions is one of the most important lessons a parent can impart. Are you ready to help your children become financially fit? Here is some advice on how to teach good habits to kids of all ages.

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Saving it Forward

Funding a child’s college education is a major financial undertaking, and it’s natural to have questions about how you can achieve this goal. We’ve highlighted some of the most common questions about paying for college.

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Taking An Active Role in Your Finances

Research suggests a lack of confidence surrounding investing and financial planning may be keeping some women from fully engaging with their finances. Here is some advice on how to build confidence around managing your money.

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