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May 21, 2021

Deciding to rent or buy your home takes careful consideration. There are a lot of factors to consider, like whether you can afford the up-front costs of a home loan, how long you plan to stay in your current location and if you want something small or space to raise a family. It can be overwhelming to feel like you have to decide what’s right for you, right now. To help you make a decision, we put together a list of pros and cons along with some helpful resources.

May 20, 2021

You just landed your first “real” job and are beginning your career—congrats! Having a career means you’ll be able to work toward a lifelong dream or that you may be able to afford some of those daily comforts. But, before you deposit your first paycheck, let us give you some pointers to help you build a solid financial foundation.

Apr 01, 2021

April is Financial Literacy Month! Challenge yourself to learn something new about finances this month—and make it easy with our Education Center.

Dec 30, 2020

Times of transition can bring an increase in fraud attempts, and criminals may try to take advantage of you. It is important that you be extra cautious about protecting your personal information to help make times of transition smooth and secure.

Dec 10, 2020

Would you consider simplifying your lifestyle if it helped to improve your finances? Fortunately, downsizing your possessions doesn’t have to mean giving up those things you love. Keep reading for minimalist lifestyle tips that help you live comfortably with fewer material belongings.

Nov 17, 2020

It’s not a surprise that you want to share your life with a friendly pooch. The human-dog bond is intense for a good reason. Many benefits come from living with a canine companion. But you may be wondering, “How much does it cost to own a dog?” It’s important to consider the financial side of dog ownership.

Oct 01, 2020

When choosing an auto loan, it is obviously important to secure a good rate. But it can be just as important to choose the right term length for your auto loan—meaning choosing how many years (expressed in months) you will be paying the loan off. Read this post to learn more.

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