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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.”

 
 
 
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Travel, Without the Baggage

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

 

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

New Trends Redefine Travel

The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?

Financial Aid for Students 101

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

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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.

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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Choosing a Mortgage

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

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