Life Events: Starting a Family

Life happens. Will you be ready?
Throughout your investing life, you're going to experience life events — some planned, some not — that will affect your finances.
We're here to help you prepare for those critical times of financial change.

Starting a family

The cost of raising a child continues to increase. Learn how to prepare financially and protect your growing family.
Keep in mind:
Budget for your new arrival
Ensure that you have adequate insurance
Explore employer-provided benefits
Review (or create) your estate plan

Play the video to learn about Savings
strategies

A systematic strategy is key. Discover tips that could help you save more for your child's future.
 

Find the money to invest

This calculator will show you how small changes to your spending habits may add up over time.

College Planning Calculator

Estimate the costs of a college education and the monthly savings needed to pursue your goal.

How much will that
little bundle of joy
cost you?

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