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.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Forecast

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

 

How Boomers and Millennials Differ

The YOLO Economy is a focus on experiences over material possessions, prompting Boomers to consider a similar mindset.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

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

The Financial Literacy Crisis

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

Retiring Wild: National Parks and You

Get ready to enjoy America’s national park system with this helpful article.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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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To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Surprises

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

Acres of Diamonds

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

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

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