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.”

 
 
 
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.

Debt Stress

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

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 advisor about changes in your situation.

 

Countdown to College

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

5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

12 Things to do Before the Ball Drops

The year’s end is the perfect time to do these 12 things.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

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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.

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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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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Surprises

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

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Forecast

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Identity Theft

Having your identity stolen can take a financial and emotional toll.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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