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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5 Reasons Why Financial Spring Cleaning Should Always Be In

5 Reasons Why Financial Spring Cleaning Should Always Be In

Financial spring cleaning is an important part of being fiscally fit, but don’t limit yourself to clearing the financial clutter during a specific season: Financial spring cleaning should always be in season, keeping you focused on your short-term and long-term money goals.

How to Make Charitable Giving a Lifelong Pursuit

How to Make Charitable Giving a Lifelong Pursuit

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With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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

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

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