Protecting your assets is a key component of managing your personal finances. Life can be very complicated with many financial pitfalls and risks to losing your hard earned savings and valuables.

The good news is that you can plan to mitigate these risks by protecting your assets, yourself and your loved ones. This can be done through a variety of ways and products, including insurance, identity theft and fraud protection, and planned advanced directives.

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Insurance is one way to minimize some of the risks in life. Learn about the different types of insurances are available to you.

Government & Social Insurance

Governments make decisions about how to protect their citizens against risks usually considered beyond people’s control, such as unemployment, disabilities, retirement, health care costs, and death of a family’s wage earner.

Avoiding Fraud & Schemes

Financial schemes, scams, and fraud take away the income and wealth of millions of unsuspecting people each year. Learn how to protect yourself.

Identity Theft

Learn what identity theft is and how you can protect yourself from it.

Advance Planning Documents

An important aspect of protecting your assets is making sure you have all of your advanced planning documents in order. Learn which documents may be used for planning for the future.