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Secured vs. Unsecured Loans

As we enter 2021, many people are making financial resolutions that focus on milestones like buying a car, going on a vacation, getting married or even doing home repairs. The best tool in your resolution toolbox is knowledge.…

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Home Equity Loan Types Explained

We all keep lists, either written down or in our heads, of our goals and dreams for the future. It could be anything from a wedding, college, home improvements, a special vacation or perhaps you just need funding for an unexpected expense.…

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5 Must-Have Rewards You Should Look for in a Credit Card

A credit card should make it easier to spend responsibly—not harder. That means big rewards, low interest rates, powerful digital tools, and absolutely no hidden fees.…

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4 Tips to Keep Your Holiday Budget in Check

As the fall season begins to close and temperatures begin to drop, there’s one thing we can be sure of: holiday commercials. Despite how you may feel about all the advertising, it’s a great time to get a head start on your holiday budget.…

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Know Your Medicare Options

It’s never too early to start thinking about your health. If you will be turning 65 soon or if you are caring for an older loved one, you may have questions about choosing the right option for Medicare.…

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4 Tips for Making Small Business Saturday a Success

When it comes to planning, we all strive to plan ahead, but that doesn’t always happen. Nothing amps up your motivation quite like waiting until the last minute, right?…

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6 Tips for Getting Hired From Home

Slippers, coffee, Zoom, let the interview begin! Job hunting and the interview process looks very different this year, then in years past.…

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Make the Most of Your Home's Equity

As you continue to navigate through these unusual times, it could be the perfect time to tap into your home's equity.…

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National Black Business Month: Member Spotlight

"Never forget where you came from." Many of us have heard that advice at some point in our lives. It's also the advice our business member, Tarik Casteel gives to fellow black business owners.…

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These Types of Apps Could Prompt Impromptu Spending

While some apps help you save money, others have a way of encouraging you to spend more.…

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