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This Holiday Season, Give Yourself the Gift of Happiness

Every person and family has a unique set of values. By reflecting on the things that matter to you, you can determine where to spend your money to maximize the happiness it buys. Read more…

Today, BrightPlan Launches to Public

BrightPlan today released its digital planning platform to the public. The platform offers everyone—regardless of net worth or account minimums—access to trusted, affordable financial advice. Read more…

Physicians: How to Create a Financial Independence Plan

The only difference between sound financial management and good medical practice is the tools that are used. Read more…

Spending Too Much? Here’s What to Do

When trying to save, the most common issue people run into is realizing their monthly cash flow is less than it should be for them to reach their goals. The most common cause of this issue? Overspending. Read more…

Why Everyone 18 and Older Needs an Estate Plan

Estate planning is a heavy topic—and not an easy one to talk or think about. Still, it's important than anyone age 18 or older has an estate plan in place. Read more…

Say “I Do” to Your Spending Plan

By starting the conversation about finances with your spouse early, you'll hopefully avoid stressful situations down the road. Read more…

How to Set Up Your Emergency Fund

Your emergency fund can help you cover the cost of life’s unpleasant surprises like medical bills, car repairs, or even job loss. Read more…

First Come, First Served: FAFSA Applications Open Sunday

If you (or a loved one) plan to attend college during the fall 2018 semester, October 1st is an important day for you; it’s when the Department of Education starts accepting students’ FAFSAs. Read more…

The Psychology of Giving: Charitable Donations in the Wake of Disasters

With so many charities accepting donations, it can be difficult to know which will be transparent, reflect your values and put your dollar to the best use. Read more…

Where to Save for Retirement

One of the trickier decisions in saving for retirement is determining which accounts to prioritize with your savings. Here is the general recommendation. Read more…

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