Gregory R. Metcalf

Richard J. Desman

626 North 4th Street
Steubenville, Ohio 43952



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.”



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

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.


5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

The Best Apps in Travel

Technology tips to make your next trip even better.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

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

New Trends Redefine Travel

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

Countdown to College

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

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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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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.

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

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.

Acres of Diamonds

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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


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

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