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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.”

 
 
 
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.

New Trends Redefine Travel

New Trends Redefine Travel

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

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

 

Countdown to College

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

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

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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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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.

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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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Acres of Diamonds

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

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Surprises

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

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.

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.

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