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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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.

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.

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.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

The Three Keys to a Great Password

Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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.

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.

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.

Forecast

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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

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

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