Tips for Young Adults: How to Get a Good Deal on Auto Loans

November 20, 2017

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As a young adult, purchasing a vehicle is exciting. Unfortunately, the car-buying process is one that is filled with a high level of uncertainty. Auto Loans are confusing. Being a first-time buyer is a challenging process; however, if equipped with the proper knowledge, tools, and resources, it can be an easy and highly rewarding process. […]

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Refinancing Extends Past Mortgages

October 23, 2017

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It is a known fact that it is possible to refinance a mortgage; however, many have no idea that it is actually possible to refinance other types of loans – such as automobile loans, credit cards, personal loans, and even student loans. Refinancing is a simple process that occurs numerous benefits. Simply put, the process […]

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Simple Strategies for Rebounding from a Bad Credit History

October 16, 2017

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If you are grappling with a troublesome history of loan repayment issues, debt payment challenges, and/or other credit complications, improving your credit rating may appear to be  nearly impossible. Having a bad credit history could result in being denied credit, paying higher expenses to obtain credit, and may detrimentally impact your reputation and other components […]

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Banking Tips for Small Business

October 9, 2017

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Small businesses are considered to be a highly crucial component to the economy. Additionally, they are exceptionally important to the entrepreneurs that invest their time and money into starting, operating, and growing them.   If you own a business, it is imperative to understand how to handle the monetary aspects of your business. You will […]

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6 Tips to Help You Teach Your Child How to Manage Money

October 2, 2017

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Teaching your child about handling money is an important part of being a parent. If your child is in college, it is not too late to start but it is wisest to start your child’s financial learning as soon as they have an idea of what money is. This might be as young as three […]

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Tips for Understanding Deposit Insurance

September 25, 2017

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As with any other type of insurance, it’s important to understand the purpose and protection of deposit insurance. Even children are admonished to only put their money in accounts protected by FDIC, but what exactly does that mean? As complicated as it might sound, it is quite simple to understand when it is broken down […]

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Cyber Tips: Safe Social Media

September 22, 2017

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September, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 9 The number of scams and malware taking advantage of social media users and platforms is on the rise. Social media scams are easy to create and can target thousands of people at once due to how users interact with pages, posts, and contacts. Once your account is compromised, […]

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Savings Accounts for Teens: Grow a Sound Future One Deposit at a Time

September 18, 2017

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Three words instigate the ability for teenagers to create their own successful future. Perhaps your imagination is producing words like responsibility, education and employment. Those are certainly good objectives, but the words that increase additional funds at little or no cost are deposits, interest and compounding. Deposits Depending on your age, you may have an […]

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Doing a Financial Checkup is Important

September 12, 2017

Financial Checkup

  So often, we go through the year without really knowing how we are doing financially. This happens even if we manage to keep all the bills paid. When an emergency arises, we find out we are far from prepared. This is a major reason to do a financial checkup regularly. Getting Prepared. The first […]

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