Words of Warning about “Playing the Market”

November 29th, 2016

Everyone has heard a story at one time or another of someone’s friend of their cousin’s roommate who “played the market” and hit it big. There are countless books written by successful traders who give general advice on how people can replicate the same success that they have achieved. Every day there’s news about movement

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Should You Be Using a Digital Wallet?

November 27th, 2016

If you bought a smartphone in the last year or two, you may have noticed that it touted digital wallet technology. If so, you probably wondered why you would switch from whatever system is working for you now. Digital wallets are catching on more slowly than expected, but you can expect to see and hear

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Who Can You Trust With Your Assets When You’re Gone?

October 27th, 2016

A will isn’t the only way to transfer your assets upon your death. Trusts are a useful tool that can be used to achieve a maximum amount of control over how your assets will be distributed among your loved ones and other beneficiaries. Trusts may also reduce the amounts spent on probate court and estate

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Unique Mortgages for Every Situation

September 21st, 2016

Our partner, Mortgage Center, offers a variety of mortgage options that other lenders cannot. These Credit Union Exclusive Programs have been designed to bridge the gap in conventional loans, so that you can find the loan program that is best for you. Here are just a few of the exclusive programs available to you: Condominium

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How to Choose the Right Budgeting and Accounting Solution

September 20th, 2016

Keeping your personal budget and accounting organized is necessary to ensure any kind of financial security. Managing such accounts and budgets down to the individual transaction is, at best, a tedious task if handled the traditional pen-and-paper way. Fortunately, help is available. The option you choose will depend on whether you’re an excel monkey —

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Useful Tips for Buying a Used Car

September 16th, 2016

If you’re considering replacing your vehicle, have you considered purchasing a used one? The perception of used cars can be somewhat negative. That’s why the market-friendly term “pre-owned” is now more widely used (forgive the pun). However, shopping for a used car can be tricky because every car has a unique, and often hidden, history.

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Ways Businesses Can Save on Credit Card Processing Fees

August 26th, 2016

Small Business could miss out in sales in case they decide not to accept payment using credit cards. In 2014, 35% of consumers preferred credit cards over any other type of payment. Some small business build the cost of accepting credit card in the final price of goods. Instead, there are ways businesses can save

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Get Extra Value – Earning a College Degree

August 19th, 2016

Many people view the goal of a college education as getting a degree with some effort. Treating college with that perspective misses out on additional value that college can provide. Students should look for any opportunity to build things related to your area of study that can earn income now and incorporate those things into your studies

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Seller Disclosure Report Can Be Red Flag

August 16th, 2016

Buying a home can be compared to falling in love. First start dating and you overlook some critical flaws. Some that flaws that could slowly crack away at your relationship in the future, causing heartbreak and be quite costly. Pay a lot of attention to all details of the Seller Disclosure Report, be careful not to overlook some major red flags during the process,

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Choosing a Retirement Account

August 15th, 2016

We all know we need to save for retirement, no matter how many years away from retirement we are. But understanding the choices and choosing the right account can seem daunting. What is available and what is best for you? Matching received contributions from your employer, increasing your retirement savings, there are several ways to categorize the universe

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