Get Your Wallet Summer Ready

The summer months are full of spending temptations. Take steps to save while having fun so you don’t get financially burned. Read our blog now!

Can You Afford That Car? We Can Help!

Buying a new car is exciting, but that new car excitement wears off soon, so make sure you feel confident about what you can afford. Let our experts help!

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How Much Does a Wedding Cost?

After you say “I do” and the initial celebrations have died down, the expenses of having a wedding begin to set in. Wedding costs can vary significantly depending on where you live. Here’s what you should know about usual wedding costs and how to estimate what you’ll spend when you decide to tie the knot. We’ll also provide practical tips to get the most bang for your buck.

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Understanding The Benefits Of Interest

The Benefits of Interest Interest plays a role in almost all aspects of personal finance — including savings, investing, credit, and loans. Simply Put: Interest is the money earned or paid when someone makes or receives a loan. You can be paid interest for keeping money in a bank account, purchasing a bond, or making other investments. You can also …

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What a Car Loan Costs

When shopping for a car, it’s usually best to start by shopping for a car loan. When you’re shopping for a car loan, remember that what it costs you to borrow depends on three things: The finance charge, expressed as an Annual Percentage Rate (APR), the Term, or length of time the loan last, and the Principal, or amount you borrow

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6 Quotes to Help Motivate You to Achieve Financial Freedom

We’ve put together a collection of super-inspiring quotes from some of the world’s most influential people, all aimed at helping you achieve financial freedom. These quotes are here to give you that extra push, break through any barriers, and grab the opportunities that come your way. Whether you’re just starting out or need a little motivation boost, you’ll find words of wisdom that make financial independence feel totally doable. So, dive in and let these quotes inspire your journey to the financial stability and freedom you deserve.

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What is a Certificate Account?

How do Term Share Certificates Work?A Term Share Certificate allows you to earn high interest rates by agreeing to leave money in a credit union for a specified amount of time. Term Share Certificates are the credit union equivalent of a bank’s Certificate of Deposit, or CD. Like CDs, these certificates require you to invest funds for a specific period …

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Why Knowing Your Credit Score is a Good Thing

Why Knowing Your Credit Score is a Good ThingBeing in the know about your credit score and checking your credit report are easy ways to get an overview of where you sit financially with lenders, and see the areas where you may need to improve. Understanding where you can find your score and report and why you have the number …

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Recognizing and Avoiding Scams

Recognizing and Avoiding ScamsCon artists cheat Americans out of billions of dollars every year. Recognizing red flags for potential scams can help protect you, your loved ones, and your hard earned cash. Phishing Phishing is when scammers pretend to be someone they aren’t in order to gather sensitive information or access to a person’s funds through a credit card or bank …