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Q1 CIO Insights Podcasts: A 2017 Outlook

First Quarter 2017 CIO Insights Podcasts: A 2017 Outlook

Volatility and uncertainty were prevalent in January as investors reacted to new legislation from the Trump administration. This quarter’s CIO Insights podcast series addresses...
Cyber Security Month: Safeguard yourself now and always

Cyber Security Month: 8 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe

October has been designated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month for more than a decade. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National...
Child care costs are pinching the family budget

No Debate: Child Care Is Crunching Family Budgets

Even before the presidential debates kicked off this week, affordable child care had already emerged as a headline issue in the 2016 race. Both...
New college financial aid dates take effect October 1

New College Financial Aid Dates Take Effect October 1

Parents familiar with the federal financial aid process know that Jan. 1 has historically been the first day to file Free Application for Federal...
My 401(k) is set and other retirement fallacies

“My 401(k) Is Set” and Other Retirement Fallacies

Whether retirement is just around the corner or still years away, saving for a financially secure retirement can be daunting. It's important not to...
Managing finances on your own

Managing Finances on Your Own

Part 3 of the Life Happens series. Losing a spouse, whether by divorce or death, can take a big toll, both emotionally and financially. It's important to...
Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

The common saying, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is just as relevant in the world of finance as it is in daily life.

Adding to Your Family? Don’t Subtract Your Savings

Part 2 in the Life Happens series. Bringing a new child into your family holds many promises for the future. It’s a time to celebrate,...
Heading down the aisle

Headed Down the Aisle? Money Shouldn’t Trip You Up

Part 1 of the Life Happens series. Saving for retirement, or any other future goal, is a long-term commitment. It’s easy to stay on course when your...
Millennial Save for Retirement

9 Ways Millennials Can Prepare for Retirement

The reality of retirement is decades away for the millions of millennials. However, the challenges they face—accumulated student debt and limited higher-paying job opportunities—make...