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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Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

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

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

How Boomers and Millennials Differ

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

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Data Breach: Your Security To-Do List

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

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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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.

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

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