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

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