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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Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Data Breach: Your Security To-Do List

This article provides a checklist of steps to take if you experience a data breach.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

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?

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.

How Boomers and Millennials Differ

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

Financial Aid for Students 101

Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.

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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.

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.

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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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.

Acres of Diamonds

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Here are 3 quick tips to keep in mind when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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