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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.”

 
 
The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

The Best Apps in Travel

The Best Apps in Travel

Technology tips to make your next trip even better.

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.

 

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

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

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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

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.

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?

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

New Trends Redefine Travel

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

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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 Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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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.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

Forecast

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

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.

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