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.”

 
 
 
To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

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

Forecast

Forecast

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

 

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

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

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

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.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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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.

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.

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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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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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Forecast

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

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.

Acres of Diamonds

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

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

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