TFCU Articles & Resources

How to Price Your Home For Sale

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

Our homes represent so much: goals achieved, renovation complete, family started. It's hard to remove our emotions from the transaction. But in the end, the only thing that matters is what buyers are willing to pay. And they don't share your fond memories.

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Should You Add Protection To Your Car Purchase?

Topics: Auto Loans

When it comes to purchasing a vehicle, you have many decisions to consider. They range from the basics of make and model to insurance options and additional coverage that can both enhance your drive and affect your budget. 

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Pros & Cons Of Buying Or Leasing A Car

Topics: Auto Loans

If you are asking yourself whether to buy or lease a car, be prepared to answer even more questions before reaching a conclusion. First, think about your lifestyle, driving needs and budget. 

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Prepare for Moving Day With These 6 Tips

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

Is there a move in your future? It may signal a fresh start is in store, or you might be dreading the experience. Perhaps you're somewhere in between. In any case, you're in the company of about 36 million Americans who relocate each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

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Now Is The Time For Year-End Tax Planning

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances

Most people put off thinking about income taxes until spring, but the smart way to minimize your annual tax bill is to start planning in the fall. New homeowners may be accustomed to claiming the standard deduction (for 2014: $6,200 single; $12,400 married, filing jointly). Depending on your mortgage, you may exceed that amount in mortgage interest alone.

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What You Need To Know About Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM)

Topics: Home Buying & Selling

Homebuyers have shied away from the adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) in recent years, preferring predictable – and record low – fixed-rate loans. The ARM has changed, however, and offers its own form of predictability, along with rates that can increase your purchasing power.

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