Using Home Equity for Home Renovations
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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
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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 …

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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 …

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 …

Woman on Laptop on Island Federal website
Financial Education

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 …

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

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