12345 University
Suite 200
Clive, IA 50235

Michael Hartwig, Ph.D.

(515) 971-5786

 

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.

Money Draining Food Myths

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Choosing a Mortgage

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

 

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.

5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Bulletproofing Your Business

Small businesses are at risk when they lose a key employee. Here’s how you can protect yourself.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

View all articles arrow

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.

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.

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.

View all calculators arrow

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

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.

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 advisor about changes in your situation.

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.

View all videos arrow