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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Being a first-time homebuyer is both exciting and daunting. If you are not careful, buying a home that you love could hurt your future money goals and keep you paying a mortgage well into retirement. Here are three tips for first-time homebuyers as they tackle the home-buying process!

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Three Reasons to Refinance Your Auto Loan

Refinancing your auto loan can lead to a lower monthly payment, a shorter term, or both! It depends on a wide range of factors, including the value of your vehicle, how much you owe on your current loan, and your credit standing. Read on to learn about three scenarios where refinancing makes sense for your car or truck:

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Four Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

The holidays are right around the corner, which means presents, big meals, and a full house of extended family. If you tend to feel stressed or down when the holidays roll around, here are eight tips to help you relax and make the most of your time:

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Three Ways to Use A Home Equity Loan

A home equity loan or home equity line of credit allows you to tap into the value of your home, and use the funds as needed. Here are three great ways you can take advantage of your home’s equity:

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6 Ways to Keep Your Finances Intact this Holiday Season

We all know how expensive the holidays can be. There are presents to buy, ingredients to find, and donations to make. We’ve put together six tips to help keep your finances intact this holiday season…continue reading to learn more!

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3 Ways to Save Money This Halloween

Halloween is a time when everyone in your family can get involved and have a bit of fun – but that can sometimes mean spending more money than you’ve budgeted for. Continue reading for three ways you can save money on Halloween, this year and every year!

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The Benefits of a Frugal Lifestyle

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We all know that money cannot buy happiness. Many people overspend in order to live a lifestyle they believe will make them happy, only to discover they are living beyond their means. Living frugally can actually make you happier than living lavishly! Here are the benefits of a frugal lifestyle:

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Financial Tips for Single Parents

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Smart money management is always important, but it can take on more urgency for those who are without a partner. Whether you are divorced, widowed, or single by choice, single parenting brings unique budgeting challenges. Continue reading to discover five helpful financial tips for single parents.

 

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Five Red Flags of Scams  

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While the details surrounding the way a scam plays out can vary greatly, most follow a similar theme. They try to get victims to share personal information or to pay for a service or product that does not exist. Here are five ways to spot a scammer!

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