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Managing Debt

By the time young people today reach midlife, they are more likely to be buried under student loans and saddled with credit card debit---and, perhaps, a large mortgage---than they are to have an...


Understanding Home Equity

One of the biggest benefits of home ownership is the ability to leverage your home to help pay for the things you need. From renovations and repairs to financing large purchases to consolidating...


Home Equity Loan vs. Line of Credit

Both home equity loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOC) are ways to borrow money from the value you’ve accumulated in your house or property. But there are a few differences in how they...


The Pros and Cons of Using Your Home's Equity

If you’re a homeowner, you likely have some equity built up in your house. Equity is the difference between the market value of your home (or property) and the amount you owe on your mortgage....


Saving money for teenagers

Many teens think about how they can earn money so they can spend it, but it’s important to learn how to manage it as well. The best place to start is with a ...


The Safest Place to Keep Your Money during COVID-19

During these unsettling times, our hearts go out to all who have been affected by COVID-19. The new normal in how we interact with local businesses may feel strange, but rest assured, your...


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