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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.”

 
 
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.

6 Tips From Tech Start-ups for Your Non-tech Business

6 Tips From Tech Start-ups for Your Non-tech Business

Let’s suppose you’re reading this on your phone. You’re wearing clothes that you bought online, and you’re on your way to...

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

 

Financial Fixes: The Most Expensive Cheap Vacation

Many travel-loving millennials run up high credit card debt. Here are some ways to avoid travel credit trap.

Gift Yourself a Debt-Free Holiday

Here are some tips on how to have a holly, jolly and less stressful gift-giving season.

7 Father’s Day Financial Hacks for Dads

From diapers to vacations to groceries, emergency trips to the doctor and more, planning for your financial future is some superhero-level stuff when it comes to family finances.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

Countdown to College

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

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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.

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.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Forecast

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

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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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