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

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

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

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.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Perspectives on Education Planning

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

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