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Want to Protect Your Debit Card from Fraud?

You want to keep your debit card (and your accounts) safe from fraud, right? Here are some tips you probably won’t hear anywhere else.

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Are Mortgage Refinances or Home Equity Loans Better?

One of the biggest advantages to owning your home is the ability to tap into the equity you build, or the amount of your house that you’ve paid off. When you need to access that equity as cash, though, you’re faced with a couple of...

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Car Refinancing

Top 4 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Your Car

Refinancing an existing car loan is one way to save some money and lower your debt. We’ve rounded up the top four things to consider before talking to your bank or credit union about a refi.

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8 Things to Do if You’re Laid Off Due to COVID-19

If you lose your job, it’s hard to avoid the feeling of panic and hopelessness. It’s important to remember, though, that there are some actions you can take to help mitigate financial hardships and worry.

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401(k) In-service Withdrawals

Can you withdraw money from your 401(k) while you are still employed? Not everyone should; not everyone can. If you are able to, though, it may mean that you can effectively implement part of your retirement income plan before you...

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Should we have a joint checking account?

Ah, the intertwining of finances! Of all the complexities of a relationship, this is perhaps the most delicate. Should you and your spouse or partner combine accounts into a joint checking account? Or should you keep them separate? To answer that,...

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Personal financial management during a crisis

5 Money Tips During the COVID-19 Outbreak

There has been a lot of information made available this week on the spread of COVID-19 but we wanted to provide a quick overview of how you can adapt your personal financial management during this crisis. We’ve listed our top 5 tips to handle your...

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Top 4 Things to Know About Mortgage Refinancing

Considering a mortgage refinance? With rates as low as they are, it may sound appealing and can, in fact, save thousands of dollars in interest. But refinancing isn’t necessarily for everyone, and if you’re further along in your mortgage...

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Personal Loans vs. Lines of Credit

So you need a Personal Loan. Or do you need a Personal Line of Credit (LOC) Aren’t they basically the same thing? Not exactly, and understanding the key differences will be important in determining which is the better option for you. Let's...

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