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Jim Mertz

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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.”

 
 
 
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.

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Surprises

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

 

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Saving on Subscription Service Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

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