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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Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

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

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.

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.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

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A House Divided

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

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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.

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.

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Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Here are 3 quick tips to keep in mind when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

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 professional about changes in your situation.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Coaches

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

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