Jeff Baker
American Portfolios

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.”

 
 
 
To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

 

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

New Trends Redefine Travel

The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

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

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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 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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Acres of Diamonds

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

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.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Surprises

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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