10/ 1 ARM vs 30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage
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10/1 ARM vs 30 Year Fixed

10/1 ARM vs 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Whether you’re buying a home or refinancing, it’s important to understand your primary financing options, including how current …

Banks vs Credit Unions
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Credit Union vs Bank

Credit Union vs Bank: Which Makes Sense for You? When it comes to financial services, you have choices. Two specific options you can choose from …

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4 High ROI Home Improvements

When you’re making improvements to your home, you’re not just making your life better in the short term. You’re also making an investment in your …

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Should I Open A Heloc Now?

If you’re looking for a large sum of money to use for a home improvement project, or the economic devastation of COVID-19 has left you …

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Pending Package Scam Alert

Financial Security: Beware of the New Pending Package Scam! Everyone loves a surprise package, and scammers are taking the excitement out of that experience by …

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APR Vs Interest Rate

What Is The Difference Between APR and Interest Rate? When comparing long-term loans, the interest rate and the annual percentage rate (APR) are often confused. …

Holiday Budgeting
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Holiday Budgeting Tips

Nothing is more heartwarming than seeing your loved ones’ faces light up when they open that perfect gift you (or Santa) gave them. The holidays …

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Financial Tips For Single Parents

Smart money management is always important, but it can take on more urgency for those who are without a partner. Whether you’re divorced, widowed, or …

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Auto Loans: Credit Unions VS. Banks

Need a car but can’t pay cash? You have three choices: Borrow from the dealer or manufacturer’s financing company, borrow from a bank, or borrow …

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Corona Virus Tax Impact

With hundreds of billions of dollars in stimulus money, business loans, and unemployment benefits floating around, everyone is trying to keep up with what all …