Mortgage Preapproval Meeting
Financial Education

How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage

Getting preapproved for a home loan is an important part of the home buying process. Not sure how to get preapproval for a mortgage? Read …

family baking in kitchen
Financial Education

How to Cover Closing Costs

When you buy a home, you’ll have to cover a number of expenses, including your down payment, certain inspection fees, and closing costs. Not sure …

Financial Education

Stay Safe From Check Thieves

Some fraudsters are going “old school” to commit bank fraud While much safer than sending cash, we advise everyone use caution when sending paper checks …

Refinancing your home mortgage
Financial Education

When to Refinance Your Mortgage

If you’ve been thinking about refinancing, it’s likely that you have some questions. It’s natural to wonder things such as how soon can you refinance …

Refinancing Car Loan
Financial Education

When to Refinance Your Car Loan

Refinancing Your Car Loan: What to Know It’s normal to have questions about refinancing, especially if you’ve never refinanced a car before. “If I refinance …

Using Home Equity for Home Renovations
Financial Education

5 Ways to Use the Equity in Your Home

Wondering what you can do with home equity you’ve acquired? We’ve got some good news…you can do a lot! The equity in your home (which …

Choosing a Credit Card
Financial Education

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Credit Card

Answering the question what credit card should I get is a lot easier when you know what to look for. The right card can save …

Woman looking over checking account paperwork
Financial Education

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Checking Account

Choosing a checking account should be a pretty easy task, in theory. If you’re wondering where should I open a checking account, you’re in the …

Financial Education

5 Tips to Boost Your Credit Score

5 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score in 2022 Improving your credit score can be a game-changer for your financial health and wellbeing. Having good …

Teen Counting Money
Financial Education

Choosing a Debit Card for Teens

At what age can you get a debit card? While at one time most people didn’t get their first debit card until adulthood, today, there …

Useful Financial Sites

In these challenging times, it is absolutely essential for everyone to have an understanding of financial basics. We encourage you to visit these sites for fair, unbiased and useful information about money and personal finances. These are great for you …and your family!

Free Credit Report

You are eligible to receive a free credit report from each of the major credit bureaus once per year.