Posts By: Stephanie

How Do I Read the Fine Print on My Credit Card Paperwork

Paperwork from credit card companies always seems to be filled with tiny print that’s hard to read and even harder to understand. How do I read the fine print from my credit card issuer? Fine print is designed to keep you from paying attention, but it often contains important information you can’t…
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Beware Child Tax Credit Scams

The Child Tax Credit, a part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that takes effect in July, is already drawing the attention of scammers. The newly expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) will provide monthly payments of up to $300 per child for approximately 40 million households across the country. Payments…
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Why You Need to Be Financially Fit

Individual Americans spend hundreds of dollars a year and at least as many hours on keeping themselves physically fit — but too many people neglect their financial health. Just like physical health, being financially fit is crucial to your wellbeing, your future and your quality of life. Here’s…
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When Should I Do It Myself and When Should I Leave it to the Pros

Which home improvement projects can I tackle myself, and which should I leave to the pros? In today’s world, when you can look online how to do practically any project, it’s tempting to want to do everything yourself, but it isn’t always the best choice. Attempting to do a project on your own can…
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Buying A Home In A Sellers’ Market

In many parts of the country, potential homebuyers are noticing the low number of homes for sale. According to many real estate analysts, the situation looks like it’s not going to change any time soon, as demand for housing is out pacing available inventory. That’s why it’s more important than…
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What Is A Credit Union For Businesses?

The difference between credit unions and commercial banks can be best illustrated by one core concept: ownership. For commercial banks, “ownership” boils down to shareholders. Credit Unions aren’t owned by shareholders – they’re owned by their members. That means when you do your business…
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Should I Sell My House Now

Is 2021 a good time to sell my home? While it appears to be a seller’s market, and the perfect time to put your home up for sale, there are many variables to consider before going forward. Below, we’ve outlined important points to know about today’s market so you can make an informed decision about...Read…
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How to Invest in Your Future by Opening a Retirement Fund

I’m ready to invest in my future, but I need some help getting started. How do I choose the retirement plan that’s are right for me? Here’s what you need to know about the most common retirement plans and how to choose the path that best suits your needs: Save For Retirement If you are...Read More
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All You Need to Know About Share Certificates

Few people want to risk their hard earned savings. Whether you’ve just received a lump sum through a work bonus, inheritance or other unexpected windfall, or you’ve been saving for a while until you’ve built a sizeable nest egg, you likely want to park your savings in a place that offers your money…
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The Ultimate Guide to Applying for a Business Loan

If your business has reached a point where it needs an infusion of funds in order to grow, you may be in the market for a business loan. A business loan can provide working capital to help a business establish itself better, or help a thriving company expand its line of products, open an additional...Read…
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