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Prepare for the unexpected
Whether it’s the birth of a child or the loss of a loved one, solid financial planning prepares you for whatever comes your way.
Take the first step
Create a financial plan. Review it annually and update as your needs change.
Put aside at least 6 months of living expenses – just in case.
Provide for your family’s future. Help protect your family’s income with life insurance, create a will and set up power of attorney.
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Financial planning for a lifetime
Life happens. Having a plan can help you prepare for whatever comes your way, while saving for the things you care about.
TIAA can help you prepare and figure out next steps.
We serve those who serve the greater good
TIAA started out nearly 100 years ago to help teachers retire with dignity. Today, millions of people at academic, medical, cultural and research organizations rely on our organization’s financial products and services to help support and plan for their financial well-being.
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- Understanding how your mortgage fits into your debt picture
- The importance of having an emergency fund
- Striking a balance: Paying off debt while saving for the future
- Breaking down different types of debt and how to balance them
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- The importance of a good credit score
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