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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Forecast

Forecast

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

Please Leave Home Without It

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your child is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

Good Health is Good Business

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

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

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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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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.

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.

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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.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

Surprises

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

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.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.

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