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DIY Home Updates While Staying Safe at Home

Spring is traditionally a time of year when people dive into spring cleaning and home improvement projects. This year is different as our communities deal with Covid-19 and “stay-at-home” mandates. Many of us are home all the time, and we should be in a place that makes us feel good AND is functional...

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How Can Herbs Improve Your Financial Picture?

With the use of fresh herbs, you can learn to make even tastier meals & eat more meals at home…saving you money!

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Stimulus Payments

Last week, the Federal Government began delivering “Economic Impact Payments” to eligible citizens through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act. Get answers to common questions here...

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Scam Alert from the IRS

Warning! There are potential scams related to government assistance for taxpayers impacted by the coronavirus and stimulus payment checks.<

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What is FICO?

Basically, FICO refers to your credit score.  Your FICO score is created based on information from the major credit reporting agencies: TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian. Your score represents whether or not you are likely to pay your bills in a timely manner and if you’ll be able to use additional credit responsibly...

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3 Huge Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

Has it been a few years since you purchased your home? Things may have changed for you since you made that commitment to a 30-year mortgage – your income and credit score could have gone up. Interest rates may have gone down. Now is a great time to see if refinancing your mortgage makes sense for you...

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Does Leasing a Car Make Sense?

If you’re in the market for some new wheels, you may be confused about leasing. Is it better to lease or buy your next car? There are passionate arguments on both sides, so you have to take your needs, wants, and budget into account while making this important decision...

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Some Millennials are Retiring Early – What are Their Secrets?

There’s a growing community of people who are strategically planning to retire much earlier than 65, 60, or even 50 years old. These people are making radical changes to their lifestyles and financial plans. They are looking to achieve...

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