Protecting You and Your Loved Ones From Fraud
While the employees in our Fraud Department are incredibly friendly, follow these tips and you should be able to avoid talking with them.
How to Retire in Germany and Begin Your Next Adventure
As the largest economy in Europe, with a central location, affordable health care, low crime rates and a vibrant U.S. ex-pat community, more and more Americans are choosing to retire in Germany. Before you pack up your bags, rent a place and begin life as a retiree in the German economy, here are some tips to make sure the reality of retirement is as relaxed as your vision of retirement.
Six Fundamentals You Need When Applying for a Business Loan
Kick off Small Business Week with the must-haves when applying for a business loan!
What to Know When Purchasing Your First Home
Being prepared with the right information is key when purchasing your first home to ensure you get the best deal and most suitable mortgage for your needs.
7 Good Ways to Use a Tax Return
The date for filing tax returns is fast approaching, and even though this years tax deadline is pushed out three extra days to Tuesday, April 18, its time to start thinking about how to make your refund work for you.
Living the Life Overseas
When we received our military orders to go to the Mildenhall Air Force Base in the U.K. I have to admit that I was nervous. We had moved several times with the military, but always in the U.S. Not knowing what to expect or how much things would actually cost was a bit scary. Fortunately, my employer happened to have a friend from the U.K. and he set up a casual dinner meeting so I could ask questions.
Dealing with the Dreaded Ominous-looking Envelope
Catalogue, coupons, electric bill, letter from your aunt¦ So far, so good. And then you see it: the ominous looking envelope with an unfamiliar return address. You open it to find that your personal information may have been compromised because of a security issue experienced by an organization or business storing your vital details.
Money Missteps – A Great Thing to Happen to a Kid?
You Spent Your Money on What?!?!?! Any parent with a child old enough to have control over money has probably at least thought that, if not shouted it across a dinner table.
Can Your Credit Report Keep You From Getting Hired?
You’ve got the skills. You’ve got the experience. But you’re worried your credit reports may hold you back from getting that dream job. And to make matters even more aggravating, you have no idea what exactly the hiring company will be looking for on the reports.
VA Loan vs. Conventional Loan
When attempting to determine the best option for a mortgage there are so many choices that it can be overwhelming. In this article, we will compare two very common choices that I am asked about frequently.