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.”

 
 
 
Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

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

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

An Arm and a Leg

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.

 

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Stop Wasting Money

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

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

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

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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.

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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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Acres of Diamonds

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

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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