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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Coaches

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

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?

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

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

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.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

Countdown to College

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

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

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

Gift Yourself a Debt-Free Holiday

Here are some tips on how to have a holly, jolly and less stressful gift-giving season.

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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.

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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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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.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

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

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Forecast

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

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