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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.”

 
 
Hindsight 2020: The New Gig Thing

Hindsight 2020: The New Gig Thing

The gig economy has been on the rise for years, for better or for worse. Of the 10 million jobs created in the US between 2005 and 2015, a staggering 94 percent were in the category of “alternative work,” meaning gig work or other temporary employment.

6 Steps to Rewire the Mind-Money Connection

6 Steps to Rewire the Mind-Money Connection

People develop their relationship with money from a young age. Yet it is never too late to change a bad financial habit.

Grief and Finances: Communication to Financial Preparedness

Grief and Finances: Communication to Financial Preparedness

The unpredictability of life can sometimes leave us feeling overwhelmed with grief. For some, that may be a monetary change brought about by the loss of a job or significant financial setback. While others may...

 

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 Ways to Show Your Appreciation for Mom this May

For the unsung heroes who raised us, protected us, encouraged us and cleaned up after us, now is the chance to express our gratitude.

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.

6 Steps to Rewire the Mind-Money Connection

People develop their relationship with money from a young age. Yet it is never too late to change a bad financial habit.

How to Make Charitable Giving a Lifelong Pursuit

Charitable donations are good for the recipient, and increasingly, research shows that they are good for the giver, too.

Hindsight 2020: The New Gig Thing

The gig economy has been on the rise for years, for better or for worse. Of the 10 million jobs created in the US between 2005 and 2015, a staggering 94 percent were in the category of “alternative work,” meaning gig work or other temporary employment.

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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.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

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