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Whatever Happened To The Christmas Club?

Whatever Happened To The Christmas Club?

11/29/2021

There was a time when it seemed like everyone had a layaway at a local department store or a "Christmas Club" for the holidays. This is how many people saved money to pay for their holiday gifts each year. So why don't we hear about them so much anymore?

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Cybersecurity Tips for a Post COVID World

Cybersecurity Tips for a Post COVID World

10/27/2021

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Protecting your personal information online is an ongoing and challenging process, and one that only gets harder every year. Even before the pandemic taking precautions to secure your information online was a must. Now, well, if you weren't taking precautions to protect yourself online before, it's definitely time to start. You might think you've heard all the tips about how to stay safe online, but there's always something to learn and the risks that come with complacency are far too high.

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Ready, Set, Save!

Ready, Set, Save!

09/23/2021

There it is again. That little voice in the back of your mind telling you that you need to be saving money, no matter how hard it might be. We all know that we have to save if we ever plan to retire and we know the importance of saving for emergencies. The challenge comes when it's time to actually save. So how do we do it? How can we develop a savings strategy that we can maintain?

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Preparing to Apply for a Mortgage

Preparing to Apply for a Mortgage

08/27/2021

Applying for a mortgage isn't something you just decide to do one day and then do it. A home purchase is one of the biggest moments in a person's life, especially when it comes to finances. It's probably safe to say that most people know to do their homework first when it comes to finding the best mortgage deal, but there is actually a lot of ground to cover before you even get that far.

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Home Projects to Boost Your Home's Equity

Home Projects to Boost Your Home's Equity

07/28/2021

Building equity is one of the most powerful benefits of being a home owner. It gives you the security of knowing you can borrow money for any reason, it allows you to make a profit when you sell your home, it and it allows you to build wealth. A home is an asset and the more it's worth the more potential equity there is for the homeowner.

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