When it comes to securing funding for your mortgage, there are several types of mortgage lenders available to you. Here are some of the types of lenders from which you
You’ve been renting for a while now and you’re wondering if you’re finally ready to be a homeowner. Here are some questions to ask yourself to help determine whether or not you are ready to make the jump and buy a home: CAN I SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT? While there are a few low or no down payment mortgage options, most traditional loans require at ...
You’ve decided you’re finally ready to take the plunge and become a home owner. Before you start picking wall colors and flooring, you need to prepare for the mortgage process. Check out some of steps you should take as you prepare to apply for a mortgage. PULL CREDIT REPORT You need to make sure there aren’t any collection notices or ...
Want to do some upgrades on your home but feeling a little cramped by your budget? Here are some ideas for easy fixes around the house that won’t break the bank. REPLACE HARDWARE Replacing old or mismatched hardware in a kitchen or bathroom can instantly pull the room together. Choose a style that compliments the existing room or is versatile ...
We have previously talked about what a seller needs to do during an open house, but there are also steps the buyer can take to ensure this process is as smooth and problem free as possible. Here are tips on maintaining good open house etiquette. DRESS THE PART For many, visiting open houses is a multi-hour process. Dress comfortably but still look ...
Welcome to week three of Credit Union Youth Month. This week, we are going to take a closer look on ways that you can instill great financial habits in kids ages 8 to 10.
While building your savings is important, where and how you build them may be even more important. Here are some questions to ask yourself to make sure you are using the
As your kids get older, you can continue to introduce new financial topics and lessons. Here are some more ideas to help teach the concept of money and finances to kids
One of the most important decisions you will need to make during the home buying process is selecting a mortgage lender. Here are some of the factors you should take
Even at this young age, you can start implementing important financial lessons in your child’s everyday life. Here some ways that you can teach your 2 to 4-year old
Your credit score will impact a lot of financial decisions in your life. Knowing what this and what impacts it will help keep this score high. Here is some more
Depending on where you live and other factors, you can expect your baby’s first year of life to cost anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000. Here are some of the items you
Having your debit card lost or stolen is different when compared with a credit card. While credit cards provide users with certain protections, these don’t necessarily