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 advisor about changes in your situation.

Stop Wasting Money

Stop Wasting Money

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

 

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

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

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

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

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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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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.

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.

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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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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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