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Aug 19, 2019

Whether you are starting your senior year of high school, are heading off to campus, or are going straight into the workforce, it’s likely your financial needs and how you manage your money is changing. Review our helpful checklist as you prepare for what’s next.

Aug 16, 2019

Last night's hailstorm woke you up at two in the morning and now you discover that the kitchen skylight has an enormous crack in it. You're pretty sure your insurance will cover the cost of the repair, but you're unsure if you should take a claim. Here's some insight about homeowners insurance claims and when it makes sense to use this financial resource.

Aug 14, 2019

Two of the big things you likely put on your to-buy list as an adult are a home and a car. As much as they can be an expense, they can also be great financial tools to helping you achieve other life goals. Investing in your vehicle and home can offer some great returns in the form of equity. But what is equity exactly and how does it work? Let’s dig into the topic so you have a better sense of how it can benefit you.

Jul 22, 2019

Thanks to the convenience of technology, you no longer need to sit at your desk to shop online, pay bills, or watch funny cat videos. Americans are increasingly mobile these days, with 77% owning smartphones and 53% having tablets. However, that mobility comes at a cost as mobile security threats become more and more common.

Jul 01, 2019

Gone are the days when it was common for high school sweethearts to marry after high school graduation. Couples are waiting longer and longer to tie the knot: the median age for a first marriage is nearly 30 years old for men, and close behind for women. What’s one reason behind this trend? Many of us don’t know how to prepare for marriage financially.

Jun 19, 2019

The ability to access credit whenever you need it is likely an essential part of managing your finances. But how much do you know about credit cards? You’ve heard of cards like Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover®, but what do you know about them? Let’s brush up on the anatomy of a credit card to help you best manage the responsibility that comes with credit cards.

May 10, 2019

Stepping foot into a career or new job adventure can be an exciting but overwhelming time. That change can also bring on quite a bit of financial anxiety, too. But before you run to the bank to cash that first paycheck, or before you start feeling overwhelmed with this newfound sense of financial responsibility, let’s equip you to enter this next important phase of your life making the right decisions and preparing a solid financial footing.

Apr 12, 2019

Did you know that home improvement projects can pay for themselves by substantially increasing the value of your home? Before you take on the hassle and expense that comes with working on your home, take the time to investigate which makeovers offer a healthy return on your investment.


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