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There's a lot more to personal finance than most of us ever learned in school. Our blog is here to help you hone your skills on the finer points of saving money, borrowing wisely, and charting a course for your future.

Finding the Right Real Estate Agent

Especially in today’s housing market, choosing the right real estate agent is the key to a smooth and stress-free homebuying experience.…

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Rethink Your Home Office

Remote work is here to stay for many organizations. While employees can enjoy flexible work from home options, creating a productive and dedicated workspace can be challenging.…

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Patty and Bryan's Home Equity Story

Buying your dream home is one of those big life milestones that you save up for and dream about. For our members, Patty and Bryan, their dream home ended up being one that had just a little bit more character than they had originally envisioned. Built in the 1980s, they saw their new home as an investment and wanted to give it a little face-lift so that they could bring it to its full potential. To do so, they knew they were going to need a little bit of help financially, so they turned to us for some assistance.…

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Renovations to Increase Your Home’s Value

Selecting home improvement projects is all about long-term planning. Consider prioritizing upgrades that will add to your home's value in the future when it comes time for you to sell it.…

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Taking steps this fall to prepare your home for winter could prevent you from paying extra money and keep your family safe in the cold-weather season.…

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Advantages of Buying vs. Renting a Home

Right now, the housing market is hot, but is it the right time to buy?…

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10 Steps to Purchasing a Home

Home buying season is just around the corner and our team is here to assist you in purchasing your dream home! Together, we will navigate the home buying process and find you a home that is uniquely yours.…

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Ways to Pay for College

How to Fill the Funding Gap – Let’s face it, no one is accepted to college and thinks, “I can’t wait to pay my tuition bill!”…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Paying Off Debt

Facing your debt and the journey to becoming debt-free is challenging and rewarding. Before you begin, it's essential to know how and why you got into debt. Without that understanding, you will likely go into debt again in the future.…

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6 Personal Loan Uses This Summer

What are your summer plans? Trips, activities and projects on your summer bucket list all have price tags. While this can be an expensive season, a personal loan could help make this your most memorable summer yet.…

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