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Should You Buy that Boat?

June 27th, 2019

Now the warmer weather is here, so are the hopes and dreams of Michiganders wanting to buy a boat. But is buying a boat the right thing for you? By now you’ve probably heard the saying that a boat is a hole in the water into which you throw money. Whether that’s true or not,

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What You Need to Know About Personal Loans

August 13th, 2018

In recent years, personal loans have become one of the fastest growing loan products. They’re appealing for many reasons: they can offer low interest rates for people with good to great credit, they can be for smaller loan amounts, and they can be used to pay for a range of life’s expenses, including consolidating debt,

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Six Tips for Saving Money on the First Year of College

September 11th, 2017

Everyone knows that college tuition and fees are high-cost items, but what about the many other expenses associated with higher education? Parents of freshmen are often very surprised by the price of books, travel, dorm accessories and other college necessities. The Michigan Association of CPAs offers six tips on how to save on these and

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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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Holiday Loan Special

November 14th, 2015

5.95% APR* for 12 Months Up to $2500! The holidays are right around the corner, and whether you are looking to finance a family trip or a gift for someone special, we created a great loan rate just for you this holiday season. APPLY NOW FOR YOUR LOAN ~ Offer Ends December 24 *APR =

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Creating and Maintaining Good Personal Financial Habits

October 12th, 2015

If you have ever applied for a loan or mortgage, you know one of the first things the lender looks at is your credit score. Although, it is important to maintain a high credit score, it is just as important to have good credit habits. Good credit habits not only include your payment history, but

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20 Tips for a Successful Business-Loan Application

July 8th, 2015

When you apply for a business loan the lender will almost always present you with a loan application form to fill out. But there are numerous other factors that will determine whether you are successful, so make sure you pay attention to the following tips. Believe it or not it’s also a great way to

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What Is a Share Pledge Loan?

May 26th, 2015

A share pledge loan is a type of personal loan available only from a credit union. For an individual with a credit union banking relationship, this type of loan can be a low-cost way to borrow some money. Different credit unions will apply different terms to share pledge loans. Credit Union Accounts Credit unions use

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What Do I Need for a Signature Loan?

May 19th, 2015

Signature loans take less time for a bank to process than other types of loans because the lack of collateral means that the loan underwriter bases the decision to approve or decline the loan purely on your own financial situation. Not all banks offer signature loans, and bankers may direct customers to apply for credit

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Should You Get a Personal Loan? Tips to Find a Cheap Unsecured Loan

February 28th, 2015

If you need money to meet basic expenses, fund your wedding or take a vacation, you’ve probably considered getting a personal loan – a loan where you don’t put up any collateral, such as your house or your car, that the lender can repossess if you default. Because the lender has no guarantee for the

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