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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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.

Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?

Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

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.

A House Divided

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

How to Support Local Businesses During a Pandemic

Learn how to support your local businesses and your community during this trying time with this beautiful infographic.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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.

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.

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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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

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.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

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