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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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 compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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

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

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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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

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