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Life Stages

Practical money skills, for the present and the future.

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Practical money skills, for the present and the future.

Just like in the board game, life is a series of changes and events. Some are expected, others come as a surprise – and how you handle them makes all the difference. Here, you’ll find practical advice to help you hone your financial skills, so you make the most of every opportunity and challenge you might face.

  • Welcome to the Workforce

    You’ve finally got a paycheck in hand, now what do you do? Get the tools to manage your new-found money wisely.

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  • Saving for College

    No matter your income, the prospect of paying for college is daunting. Learn how to plan for and manage this escalating expense.

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  • Car Buying

    Next to buying a home, a vehicle is one of the biggest purchases you’re likely to make. Make sure you’re making the best decision with our time-tested advice.

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  • Getting Married

    Getting married means combining two people’s varying credit histories, spending styles and financial goals. Learn how to plan for your financial “happily ever after” here.

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  • Handling the Unexpected

    Changes to your household composition and income can wreak havoc on your finances. Find out how to adjust your budget to your new reality.

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  • Home Buying

    Buying a home is the biggest purchase most people will ever make. Make sure you know how to plan for and manage the financial responsibilities of homeownership.

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  • Parenting

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average middle-income family will spend over $241,080 raising a child until the age 18 – and that doesn’t include college. Find resources to help you accommodate this bundle of joy in your financial plans.

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  • Retirement

    Whether retirement is just around the corner or decades away, find ways to plan for the retirement of your dreams.

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