Financial Decisions

Pandemic playbook: 7 step checklist to improve your finances in quarantine

The past several months have been a difficult time for the many people across the country battling the global Covid-19 pandemic. The impacts reached almost every person, from essential employees and those who contracted the virus, to the general population sheltering in place to minimize the spread of the disease.
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6 things you didn’t know about paying off debt

If your finances are a bit out of control, there are many things you can do to gain back stability. Paying off debt is an essential part of getting your financial life in order.
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Financial planning when starting a family

Planning for significant life transitions is central to financial planning. As recent first-time parents, we can say with confidence that there may be no greater transition in life than starting a family.
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Scams, schemes and stimulus checks

How to protect your COVID-19 relief check: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a response to the public health crisis and associated economic fallout in the wake of COVID-19, includes provisions for financial relief for Americans, including individuals, in the form of a stimulus check.
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10 things you must know about filing for unemployment benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work already, and as many as 14 million jobs are estimated to be lost by this summer. Designed to help them: unemployment benefits, a joint state and federal program that provides those out of work with temporary yet steady cash payments to help them financially while finding a new job.
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Fee relief for Defined Contribution plan participants

The health and financial impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is unprecedented.
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CARES Act offers economic relief to employers and individuals

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes provisions applicable to retirement plans
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Let's talk budgets

Making the most of your income
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Investing Basics

Understanding the basics of investing is important, especially during market volatility. It's important to understand your strategy and remember that investing is for the long run. Read more on understanding the basics of investing and why sticking to your plan is important.
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We could all use a little more balance, your retirement account is no different

As the markets change, the value of each security in your portfolio will increase or decrease at a different rate of return; changing the overall weightings of your investments. Periodic reviews of your investment portfolio help keep your retirement strategy on track.
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6 tips to work from home successfully during lock down

For many of us that are used to going into an office, working from home on a daily basis is not the norm. Read for tips on how to be successful working from home.
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Shook up by market volatility?

The market may fluctuate but focusing on things you can control will help you resist the urge to react on impulse.
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5 Actions to help you navigate today and keep saving for your best life

Feeling anxious and unsure about the future? Take these 5 steps to help plan for your tomorrow.
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5 Ways New Parents Can Go About Estate Planning

Busy parents have enough on their plates without adding estate planning, but with the joy of welcoming new family into the world, comes the responsibility to plan for the financial future of a family. Often, creating a will is probably the first thing that comes to mind when most people think about estate planning; there’s much more to building a stable financial future. One of the hardest parts of estate planning is knowing where to start. Luckily, we’re here to help.
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Navigating market volatility with dollar cost averaging

As you are well aware by now, the stock market has had some volatility these past weeks. While these shifts can increase anxiety, here at Voya we know a few things for sure. No one can predict what the market will do and when.
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