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Apr 18, 2022
As you’ve probably heard, the Federal Reserve Board has discussed raising the Federal Funds Rate at least three times this year. This rate isn’t the only factor affecting the interest rates you pay on loans, but when it rises, other rates tend to increase, too. What will that mean to your monthly loan payments? That depends largely on the type of loan and, particularly, whether it has a fixed or variable rate. Here, we share insights to help you plan for potential change.
Apr 15, 2022
Did you know? If you’re a homeowner, you may qualify for significant breaks on what you owe Uncle Sam. Read on to learn about some common home-related deductions and credits you could enjoy.

 
Feb 16, 2022

After seeing record low interest rates in 2020 and 2021, we’re all waiting to see what 2022 will bring. Current projections for 2022 anticipate increases in mortgage rates throughout the year.

Feb 09, 2022
While the housing market will not always move as fast as it is today, it’s always good to understand the mortgage process (even if it’s just a refresher) so you're ready to take quick action. Being prepared may make all the difference.
 
Sep 30, 2021

Are you thinking about buying or selling your house this year? If so, there are a few things you should consider. Read this article to learn more.

Sep 03, 2021

Winter will be underway before we know it, and now is the time to prep your home for the cold and take care of any upkeep you’ve been putting off. While the temperatures are still mild, make sure to check these items off your home maintenance list.

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.

Jul 16, 2020

Just one of the many perks of belonging to a credit union is home equity loans with great rates. These loans offer options for investing in your home or yourself, but before you make the decision to apply for one, it’s wise to understand the basics of what they are and how they work.

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