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7 smart things to do with your tax refund

While you shouldn’t necessarily aim to get a large tax refund every year, here are some ideas on how to wisely spend it.

Learning to cope with a critical illness

A critical illness diagnosis can come as a shock, but there are ways to plan, cope and thrive. Get a prescription for information and learn more.

Mind the GAP: When to consider guaranteed asset protection for your loan

Guaranteed asset protection (GAP) coverage protects the investment you made in your car. Read about GAP and who should consider it.

Caregiver support: An overview of the world of caregiving

Providing care for an older adult can be challenging – mentally, physically, financially. Thankfully, caregiver support systems and resources to help exist.

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.

401(k) contributions: How much is enough?

Contributing the proper amount to a 401(k) plan is an important part of successful retirement saving. Learn how much to save in your 401(k) and more.

Buying your first home

Buying your first home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make. Think through these essential questions before you start.

Quick guide to open enrollment

Understanding the different types of insurance available through your employer can be difficult. This basic guide can help during open enrollment season.

4 key questions to retirement planning

There are a lot of questions to ask yourself when retirement planning. These four questions can help you kickstart your retirement planning process.

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