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Life events and milestones

Preparing for the moments you see coming – and the ones you don’t

From the birth of your child to the death of a loved one — life is full of moments that leave a lasting mark on the human heart. And while emotions run high, it’s helpful to talk with your family about potential implications regarding major life events. 

At the same time, life is also full of small moments — from planning family vacations to holiday celebrations. Read on to learn more about financial considerations during all of life's moments — big or small —so you can focus on the here and now. 

Managing finances after divorce

Getting a fresh financial start after a divorce presents many questions. Here are some considerations to make the financial impacts of divorce less daunting.

How distance learning can impact the family

Financial and emotional challenges — and opportunities — abound while families live, work, and go to school at home.

Last act of love: 3 factors for pre-planning your memorial service

Instead of leaving it up to your loved ones to pick up the pieces, consider pre-planning your own memorial or funeral service. It can be your last act of love.

Tips to take care of yourself holistically

To achieve optimal health and wellness, everything must be tended to. Read on for physical, mental and financial tips to help relieve stress.

Getting started with college savings

Although you know the value of a good education, helping your child pay for their college education can be a real challenge. Read tips for getting started.

Young families: Considerations for staying at home versus working

New parents have many financial decisions to make right from the start. One may include whether a parent should stay at home or return to work. Learn more.

8 ways to give back during the holidays

Giving back as a family can be rewarding. Read on for 8 ways to volunteer, donate goods or services or participate in events during the holiday season.

Estate planning: A final gift to your family

Estate planning is one of the most important steps you can take to preserve your legacy and protect your loved ones. Learn estate planning basics here.

Protect your family: Life insurance tips for new parents

Life insurance is important for new parents. Read on for tips about term, permanent and group insurance options, naming a beneficiary, and how to keep costs low.

mom with kid in laundry room

Managing finances after divorce

Getting a fresh financial start after a divorce presents many questions. Here are some considerations to make the financial impacts of divorce less daunting.

How distance learning can impact the family

Financial and emotional challenges — and opportunities — abound while families live, work, and go to school at home.

Elderly father hugging son at birthday party

Last act of love: 3 factors for pre-planning your memorial service

Instead of leaving it up to your loved ones to pick up the pieces, consider pre-planning your own memorial or funeral service. It can be your last act of love.

Young woman stretching for a morning run

Tips to take care of yourself holistically

To achieve optimal health and wellness, everything must be tended to. Read on for physical, mental and financial tips to help relieve stress.

Two little girls doing school work

Getting started with college savings

Although you know the value of a good education, helping your child pay for their college education can be a real challenge. Read tips for getting started.

Mother and daughter reading

Young families: Considerations for staying at home versus working

New parents have many financial decisions to make right from the start. One may include whether a parent should stay at home or return to work. Learn more.

Kids wrapping Christmas gifts for others

8 ways to give back during the holidays

Giving back as a family can be rewarding. Read on for 8 ways to volunteer, donate goods or services or participate in events during the holiday season.

Wife and husband planning

Estate planning: A final gift to your family

Estate planning is one of the most important steps you can take to preserve your legacy and protect your loved ones. Learn estate planning basics here.

Little girl kissing her new baby sibling on the head

Protect your family: Life insurance tips for new parents

Life insurance is important for new parents. Read on for tips about term, permanent and group insurance options, naming a beneficiary, and how to keep costs low.

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