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  1. The Bulletin: Weekly Tips, Trends and Insights
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    The Bulletin: Weekly Tips, Trends and Insights

  2. The Basics Q&A:
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    The Basics Q&A: "Mommy, Are We Rich?"

    Q: My five-year-old daughter recently asked me about our financial situation. What's the best way to respond?

  3. Your children and money: Lifelong tips for talking about an essential topic
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    Your children and money: Lifelong tips for talking about an essential topic

    Join us for an exclusive video webcast on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 1p.m. Eastern

  4. Changing Your Facebook Status to
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    Changing Your Facebook Status to "Remarried"—in Retirement?

    Consider these financial issues before walking down the aisle again

  5. The Basics Q&A: Remarried—with Children? An Estate Plan for You
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    The Basics Q&A: Remarried—with Children? An Estate Plan for You

    Q: How can my estate provide both for my adult children and for my second wife?

  6. One Year Later: Weighing the Financial Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage
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    One Year Later: Weighing the Financial Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage

    A look at what’s changed—and what still needs to be addressed—on the first anniversary of 2015’s landmark Supreme Court decision on marriage equality

  7. Is a Con Artist Targeting Someone You Love?
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    Is a Con Artist Targeting Someone You Love?

    Financial fraud is on the rise, and the elderly are among the most vulnerable. Here are some signs to watch out for—and steps you can take to help protect your family.

  8. Personal Essay: Is Alzheimer's in My Future?
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    Personal Essay: Is Alzheimer's in My Future?

    This twentysomething learned the value of financial preparedness, and much more, as he watched his grandfather disappear into the fog of Alzheimer's.

  9. Checklist: 5 Retirement Questions Every Couple Should Ask—and Answer
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    Checklist: 5 Retirement Questions Every Couple Should Ask—and Answer

    Even newlyweds can benefit from having this conversation. The sooner you come to agreement, the easier it will be for you to put a plan in place to pursue your goals.

  10. Can a Marriage of (Financial) Opposites Last?
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    Can a Marriage of (Financial) Opposites Last?

    You bet, says this couple who have been married for more than four decades. Here, they share their secrets.

  11. Juggling Day Care and College Costs?
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    Juggling Day Care and College Costs?

    3 strategies to help you balance these competing needs

  12. The Things They Never Tell First-time Parents
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    The Things They Never Tell First-time Parents

    Creating a secure financial future for your new baby is one of the most important things you can do—but few parents know where to begin.

  13. Download your copy of our Fall 2015 Issue
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    Download your copy of our Fall 2015 Issue

  14. Are you Ready for Life’s Big Changes?
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    Are you Ready for Life’s Big Changes?

    Marriage. Divorce. Remarriage. Retirement. Nothing ever stays the same. Here are three strategies to help you navigate life’s major, often scary and unexpected, turning points.

  15. How We Live Now
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    How We Live Now

    Juggling kids, parents and busy careers, today’s Sandwich Generation is facing more complex financial pressures than their parents ever did. But they’re finding new ways to deal with the challenges—and still making time for what matters most.

  16. Talking to Kids About Money
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    Talking to Kids About Money

    How do you teach your children about financial independence? Here are some ways to help them develop the skills they’ll need to be fiscally responsible.

  17. Shoot for the Stars—But Have a Plan B
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    Shoot for the Stars—But Have a Plan B

    Actor and family man Rob Lowe’s advice to his sons as they prepare to go off on their own.

  18. Newlyweds’ Financial Guide
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    Newlyweds’ Financial Guide

    When you said “I do,” you committed to sharing your financial future, and that can take some getting used to. (Hint: The more you communicate, the better.)

  19. 3 Generations Under 1 Roof
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    3 Generations Under 1 Roof

    When an extended family lives together, you need a plan to keep everyone happy.

  20. The Caregiver’s Financial Guide
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    The Caregiver’s Financial Guide

    Five questions to help you prepare for what may be one of the most important roles of your life.

  21. When the Ultimate Goal Is Family
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    When the Ultimate Goal Is Family

    How a dream of building a retirement home near the kids was almost lost — and what this family did to make it reality.

  22. Financial Guide for First-Time Grandparents
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    Financial Guide for First-Time Grandparents

    Think beyond the layettes and baby rattles to create such lasting gifts as a college education and an inheritance.

  23. Checklist: Must-Reading for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver
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    Checklist: Must-Reading for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver

    "If you’re currently caring for a person with Alzheimer’s, here are some tips that can help," says Cynthia Hutchins, Merrill Lynch’s director of financial gerontology.

  24. Sandwich Generation Balancing Act
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    Sandwich Generation Balancing Act

    Paying children's college expenses, caring for aging parents — and saving for retirement? You're not alone.

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