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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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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Please Leave Home Without It

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

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Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

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Keeping Good Records is Good Business

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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.

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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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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There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

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.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Surprises

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

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