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, make informed choices for the future, and many other items in an effort to help individuals “enjoy the journey.”

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An Arm and a Leg
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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.

Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Bi-Weekly Payments
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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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

To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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.

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

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
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.