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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.

Make the Most of Your Home's Equity

One of the great benefits of buying a home is building equity and using that equity as a financial tool to accomplish your goals.…

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DIY Garage Organization Ideas

According to Home Advisor, the average cost to organize a garage is $1,428 but can be as much as $5,550. However, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects may significantly reduce your expenses.…

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Start a Vegetable Garden on a Budget

From green peppers and potatoes to everything in between, a garden can not only save you money, but it is also relatively inexpensive to start.…

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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is an excellent time to tackle home projects you put off during the winter months. Not sure where to start? Follow our spring maintenance checklist to prioritize and finish your projects so you can enjoy the season.…

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DIY Home Office Organization Ideas

We are often indoors during the winter, which makes it the perfect time to organize your office. With these DIY hacks, you will be an organizational master in no time.…

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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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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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A Simple 'Recipe' for Managing Your Credit Score

The way your credit score works can seem mysterious, with several factors intertwining in complex ways.…

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