Lifestyle

Creating a life map involves a close review of personal finances and an assessment of other building blocks. Lifestyle matters look at how to balance work and leisure, how to make smart choices for the future, and many other items in an effort to help an individual “enjoy the journey.”

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Debt Stress

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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