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.”
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.
Travel, Without the Baggage
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Please Leave Home Without It
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Pickleball in Retirement
Learn about the latest sport to sweep the nation with this informative article.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.