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.”

 
Millennial Money Myths: Buying a Car is Better Than Leasing

Millennial Money Myths: Buying a Car is Better Than Leasing

During difficult economic times, it is even more critical to be smart about where you spend your money. And it is essential to do your homework so...

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.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

 

How to Support Local Businesses During a Pandemic

Learn how to support your local businesses and your community during this trying time with this beautiful infographic.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

5 Tips for Self-Care in Tough Times

With the current landscape creating changes—and challenges—for everything from our day-to-day routines like the way we shop for necessities to employment risks and realities, the need for self-care has never been more important.

Give to Charity Without Reducing Your Legacy

Let’s say you are a closely held business owner who sold your business at the height of the market. As a result of your good fortune, you...

Aware of Employment Rights for Workers with Disabilities?

Approximately 20% of U.S. adults have a disability, according to the CDC.

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.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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.

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