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.”

 
 
 
A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Financial Aid for Students 101

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

 

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

A House Divided

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

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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.

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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.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Acres of Diamonds

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

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