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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.”

 
 
The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Building Your Legacy

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

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.

 

How Financial Decision-Making is Like Camping

It takes a plan to be successful when you head into the wilderness. Your finances are no different.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

What Does That Mean? IDK

Financial acronyms you should know.

Not Just Equal Pay, Equal Job Security

While this may feel like a golden age for the LGBTQ community—with the affirmation of marriage equality and a cultural shift embracing diversity—these successes may distract...

Business Boosters: Tips for Building a Team

Here are a few tips on how to recruit, hire and onboard employees who fit your culture and share your passion to succeed.

Financial Fixes: The Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Six out of 10 millennials regret buying a home because they weren’t prepared for the hidden costs.

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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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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.

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.

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Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

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Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

Surprises

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

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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