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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.”

 
 
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

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.

 

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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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To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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.

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

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.

Acres of Diamonds

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

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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