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3 Ways To Improve Your Credit Card Relationship

Topics: Build Your Credit

When it comes to choosing how we spend, most of us seem to have a love-hate relationship with credit cards. A quick glance at the statistics, and you might think everyone loves to “charge it.”

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10 Things to Consider Before Buying or Refinancing a Home

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

When it comes to taking out or refinancing a mortgage, there’s a lot to consider. Review this list of 10 tips to make sure your loan process will go smoothly.

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Why Should I Join a Credit Union?

Topics: General Banking

In the sea of banks and other financial institutions, it’s hard to decide where to put your money. Ultimately, most of us want our money to be safe, and we want to bank with a company that has our best interests in mind. For those reasons and more, many are turning to credit unions.

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Which Home Loan Is Right For You?

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

Deciding to buy a home is one choice that's followed by many others – including picking the mortgage that's right for you. There are several types of loans, each designed for a particular purpose. 

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Return To Sender: Watch Your Mail For Scams

Topics: Security

There are many exciting things about moving into a new home. Junk mail is usually not one of them. It's one thing if you receive coupons for window treatments and discounts at nearby restaurants. But when you get official-looking letters demanding that you act quickly to shave years off your loan or pay for unnecessary documents, beware of potential scams.

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Understanding Your Mortgage

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

Buying a home can be a game of numbers. How many bedrooms and baths? Three-car garage? Investing in a duplex? A common question asked at parties is, "What interest rate did you get on your house?" It's an easy figure to toss around, but it doesn't tell the full story – and every home buyer's story is different.

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