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  1. Newlyweds’ Financial-Planning Guide
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    Newlyweds’ Financial-Planning 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.)

  2. Early Adulthood: The Pursuit of Financial Independence
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    Early Adulthood: The Pursuit of Financial Independence

    70% of early adults received financial support from their parents in the last year

  3. How Do You Want to Be Remembered?<br>
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    How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

    Use these tips to put plans in place that can help protect your family and secure your legacy

  4. Digital Defense: Keeping Your Family Safe Online
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    Digital Defense: Keeping Your Family Safe Online

    As our lives become more and more digital, families face increasing threats of cybercrime. Here are some ways to secure your online activities and avoid becoming a victim.

  5. The Financial Journey of Modern Parenting
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    The Financial Journey of Modern Parenting

    Parenting is a rewarding lifetime commitment that takes us on a complex and challenging financial journey. Preparing early on can make all the difference later.

  6. What Makes People Vulnerable to Elder Fraud?
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    What Makes People Vulnerable to Elder Fraud?

    Research supported by Merrill Lynch provides some unexpected clues that could help you protect your loved ones

  7. 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?

  8. Should You Give Cash As a Wedding Gift?
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    Should You Give Cash As a Wedding Gift?

    Online registries make it easier than ever to do so—and couples may welcome the financial help, says our head of behavioral finance

  9. Widowhood: The Loss Couples Rarely Plan for—and Should
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    Widowhood: The Loss Couples Rarely Plan for—and Should

    No one is ever ready, emotionally, for the death of a spouse. But you can prepare financially for the decision-making and reduced income you may someday face.

  10. 6 Classic Elder Fraud Scams—and How You Can Help Prevent Them
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    6 Classic Elder Fraud Scams—and How You Can Help Prevent Them

    Use these tips to help you protect your loved ones from the threat of financial fraud increasingly targeting older Americans.

  11. Remarriage in Retirement: What to Consider Before Saying 'I Do'
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    Remarriage in Retirement: What to Consider Before Saying 'I Do'

    Think about these financial issues before walking down the aisle again

  12. Money Conversations Worth Having with Your Family
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    Money Conversations Worth Having with Your Family

  13. 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 manage costs and keep everyone happy

  14. Are You the 'Family Bank'?
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    Are You the 'Family Bank'?

    When to say yes—and how to say no—if family members turn to you for financial support.

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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 an agreement, the easier it will be for you to put a plan in place to pursue your goals.

  18. Same-Sex Marriage: The Financial Benefits
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    Same-Sex Marriage: The Financial Benefits

    Here's why a growing number of couples are considering tying the knot in the wake of the Supreme Court's landmark decision on marriage equality

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