Brandon S. Pepe, CFP®, Financial Advisor

2319 Whitney Avenue, Suite 5A
Hamden, CT 06518

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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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With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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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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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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Coaches

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