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.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

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.



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


Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Please Leave Home Without It

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

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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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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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.

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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


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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.


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