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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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.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Financial Aid for Students 101

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

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

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

7 Father’s Day Financial Hacks for Dads

From diapers to vacations to groceries, emergency trips to the doctor and more, planning for your financial future is some superhero-level stuff when it comes to family finances.

How to Adopt “Blind Hiring” in Your Recruitment Process

A diverse workforce can strengthen your organization on every level, from employee retention to your bottom line. Updating practices to support a more diverse and inclusive workplace is more important than ever.

5 Ways for Caretakers to Make Your Well-Being a Priority

Studies show that now more than ever, today’s women are disproportionately responsible for caring for children, doing laundry, cooking and cleaning, despite many having full-time careers. What’s more, when compared to their male counterparts, women are also more likely to report having difficulty finding the time to manage their physical, mental and emotional health.

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Finances This Week

Improving your financial life doesn’t have to be tedious and time-consuming. These easy actions can lead to improvements in a

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

Financial Hacks for Millennials: Don’t Get Burnt With FIRE

Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE), also known as radical savings, encourages aggressive saving to retire by age 40.

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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.

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To Buy or Not to Buy

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

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

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

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

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