The Benefits of a Traditional Credit Card vs A Retail Card
You just finished picking out a new outfit at your favorite store. You walk up to the register and pile two sweaters and a skirt on the counter and wait for the pleasant woman behind […]
Buying a Used vs. New Car: What to Know
Windows down. Sunroof open. Music on. The freedom of getting from point A to point B is having the ability to operate your own vehicle. In a consumer’s world, there are an endless number of […]
Navigating the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Student loans and paying for the college experience in America continues to be a hot topic as we enter the second-half of 2021, and it’s easy to see why: Americans collectively carry $1.7 trillion in […]
3 Tips for Navigating Home Buying in the 2021 Seller’s Market
If you are in the market for buying a home right now, you might be feeling a little discouraged. Limited inventory, meaning the number of available properties for sale, gives sellers a clear upper hand. Many members […]
Piggyback Loan: When Two Mortgages Might Be Better Than One
If you have been looking into real estate lending options, chances are you may have stumbled upon an option called a piggyback loan. According to Zillow, the typical home price in the U.S. is around […]
What is a HELOC, and How Can It Help You?
You may have heard the term thrown around before, but you may still be wondering, what exactly is a HELOC, and is it right for me? If you’re a homeowner looking for a lower-interest loan […]
What Makes Up A Credit Score?
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Homebuying for Millennials: Why You Can’t Always Take Advice from Your Parents on This One
If you’re a millennial who has begun to investigate homebuying, you’ve also likely reached out to your parents for advice. Parents are typically great sources for advice on all sorts of topics: from relationships, to how […]
How a Secured Credit Card Can Help You Establish Credit
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Is My New Contactless Credit Card Secure?
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