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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Choosing a Mortgage

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Saving for College: A Brief Guide for Parents

Saving for College: A Brief Guide for Parents

Key questions that can help you get started on providing for your kids’ education.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your child is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Parental Loans and Paying for College

Advice for parents before they agree to take on college debt for their children.

The Three Keys to a Great Password

Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.

Gone Phishing

7 red flags that an email you received is actually an attempt to steal your personal information

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

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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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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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.

Perspectives on Technology

How does Baird’s technology provide clients with peace of mind on their financial plan?

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

Perspectives on Education Planning

It’s never too soon to start saving for a child’s education given the rising cost of tuition.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

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