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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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

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.

Gift Yourself a Debt-Free Holiday

Here are some tips on how to have a holly, jolly and less stressful gift-giving season.

Infographic: Playing the Odds With Your Future?

Plan for the things you can protect against, like a loss of income due to illness or injury.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Infographic: Top Tip for Tipping

Do you really have to tip 25% on a $5 coffee? What about your ride-share driver? Learn from the experts.

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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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.

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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Coaches

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

Surprises

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Forecast

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

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