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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Choosing a Mortgage

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

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.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Data Breach: Your Security To-Do List

This article provides a checklist of steps to take if you experience a data breach.

Retiring Wild: National Parks and You

Get ready to enjoy America’s national park system with this helpful article.

How Boomers and Millennials Differ

The YOLO Economy is a focus on experiences over material possessions, prompting Boomers to consider a similar mindset.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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.

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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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Here are 3 quick tips to keep in mind when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Forecast

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

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.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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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