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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Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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

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This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

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