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Q3 2019: Quarterly Market Update

Oct 11, 2019 | 12 minute read

The third quarter was full of ups and downs for stocks, much like the second quarter. Stock values moved in response to the rhetoric from the participants in the trade war between the United...

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How to Avoid Financial Stress During the Shopping Season

Oct 1, 2019 | 4 minute read

The holiday season has a way of stretching any budget, making it difficult to pay for gifts, decorations, and groceries, as well as normal everyday expenses. It’s no wonder people get stressed!...

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The Most Common Credit Card Fees and How to Avoid Them

Sep 11, 2019 | 4 minute read

Credit cards can be a useful way to help manage your money, if they are used the right way. Many also offer points, cash back, or other reward opportunities for making purchases. Plus, they can...

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11 Things to Know as a First-Time Homebuyer

Aug 21, 2019 | 6 minute read

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial investments you’ll make in your life! With such a big decision at hand, it’s important to understand the home buying process and potential...

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Everything You Need to Know About Home Equity Lines of Credit

Aug 7, 2019 | 6 minute read

Among the various perks that come with being a homeowner, one is watching your home’s equity rise while your mortgage loan amount decreases. With this built up equity, you can take advantage of...

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Understanding Diversification and Asset Allocation

Jun 25, 2019 | 5 minute read

When investing, particularly for long-term goals, there are two concepts you will likely hear about over and over again — diversification and asset allocation. So, what is diversification and...

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The Home Buying Process from Start to Finish

Jun 11, 2019 | 6 minute read

Buying a home is a big deal and it’s a major milestone for many. Understandably, it can feel overwhelming, stressful, and scary - but it doesn’t have to be! With some research and this...

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How to Recover from a Mid-Life Financial Crisis

Jun 4, 2019 | 3 minute read

A financial crisis can be scary at any age. Perhaps you’re behind on saving for retirement or have too much debt from unnecessary spending. Or maybe your finances took a direct hit from an...

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Digital Wallets: What They Are and How They Work

May 24, 2019 | 2 minute read

Just like it sounds, a Digital Wallet is an electronic form of a physical wallet, allowing you to add your credit and debit cards so you can make payments digitally. Digital Wallets are a...

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7 Features to Increase Your Online and Mobile Banking Security

May 10, 2019 | 3 minute read

With the ease and convenience of online banking and mobile apps, it's no wonder why so many view them as invaluable tools. You can manage your accounts, transfer funds, make payments to anyone,...

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