What is an Aging Plan?

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An aging plan is a plan to help care for your loved ones as they age. Aging is something that happens to everyone, but because it’s a slow process, most people don’t ever think they’ll have to be a caregiver until there’s an emergency.

Starting a Family

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When some people imagine having a child, they feel only excitement. Others are gripped by financial anxiety. After all, raising a child isn’t cheap, and the stakes become so much higher with a small person relying upon you. No wonder that some of us “nest” by calculating out our budget to the penny! Having children […]

Marriage

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When you’re in love, talking about money may seem mundane. 40% of couples don’t talk about how they’ll manage their money before marriage. That’s a problem: solid finances are a vital underpinning to a healthy relationship. Money troubles are the most common stressor on a marriage—worse than chores, in-laws, or annoying habits. Whether you are […]

New Job

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Congrats on getting a new job offer! You’ll be adjusting to new coworkers, new job responsibilities, and more. In the middle of these changes, don’t let your financial goals start slipping. As you’re making the transition to a new job, or if you’re deciding if you should take a job offer, talk with your financial […]

Moving

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Americans are highly mobile, moving an average of every five years. Some move across town to a better neighborhood; others clear across the country or the world. Relocating is exciting. A new city often means a new neighborhood, a new job, and a new start. However, it can be challenging and even scary as well. […]

Divorce

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If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re experiencing the emotional, financial, and time-consuming stress of divorce. You’re not alone, either–almost 800,000 divorces are finalized each year in the United States. Couples involved in a divorce can spend up to several years negotiating terms and severing ties. In contested cases, they can spend tens of […]