Elizabeth P. Sampson, CFP® and Richard J. West, CMFC®
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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.”

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Preparing for parenthood: Millennial style

More than a million Millennials become parents each year. Discover how unique generational characteristics prepare them.

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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.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Forecast

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

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.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

Acres of Diamonds

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

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

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