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Blog Resources & Tips For All Things Home Loans!

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8 Reasons to Go Solar

More than one million homes across America now have solar panels and that figure will continue to increase dramatically.

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6 Reasons a First-Time Homebuyer Should be Excited

Does buying your first home feel daunting? It should feel exciting! Here are six reasons why.

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5 Fast Tips on How to Increase Your Home's Value

 The best investments? The kind that improve your life now and in the future. And that's often the case when you increase your home's value. Here are five fast tips on doing exactly that.




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First-Time Homebuyer?
Review 7 Hidden Costs

When budgeting for a home, there are seven often overlooked costs that can have a big impact on your bottom line.









































Blog Resources & Tips For Your Car Buying Needs

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Now's a Great Time to

Buy a Car!


A new car? Right now? Yes! Here's why you should get revved up about one of life's more exciting purchases!

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New vs. Used Car.

Which One is Better?


There are some things that you need to consider when you begin your car search, but one of the biggest questions to ask yourself is do you want a new car, or a used one? Each has its pros and cons.

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Carvana - A Whole New Way to Buy a Car


Your personality drives you and we think your car says a great deal about your personality! Check out our new auto buying service, Carvana!















































Blog Resources & Tips to Help Protect Against Scams

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Account Security Reminders


Security tips to protect yourself from cybercriminals.

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Card Cracking Scam


You've probably been solicited for a “Card Cracking” offer. And it was probably today, because they're everywhere. Here's how to recognize the scam – and why you need to avoid it.

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Financial & Investment Scams to Watch Out For


The California Department of Oversight (DBO) urges consumers and investors to be alert to scams and unlawful activities in the investment and other financial services industry.

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Don't Get Caught in a Free Trial Scam!



Does that free trial sound too good to be true? It probably is! Learn about the latest scams and how to keep your info safe!

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Financial Fraud Trends


The best protection is awareness! Here are 10 scams everyone should look out for – but especially college students and service members.









































Blog Resources & Tips for Financial Wellness Now and in The Future




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Manage Today's Financial Challenges


Check out tips that can help amid rising prices and financial uncertainties.

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Resources to Build Financial Literacy


View several resources to help effectively manage household finances, handle debt, create a budget, build savings, and more.

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Saving Money at the Grocery Store


With prices rapidly rising on everyday items, perhaps your savings plan has gone by the wayside. Here are tips to start saving at the grocery store.

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Building Healthy Credit


Healthy credit history and scores are essential – especially during challenging financial situations.

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Take These Steps With Your Federal Student Loans


For those with government-held student loans, now's the time to take steps as the relief programs near their end.

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Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings Plan


People looking to build a successful savings habit often run up against unplanned expenses or emergencies. We're here to offer several options to jump-start your savings.

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Healthy Financial Habits to Start Now


Developing healthy financial habits can do wonders for helping us achieve our goals, and the earlier you start, the better!

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Short-term tips for Making Long-term Riches


Nowadays, it seems like the pursuit of the "American Dream" has dwindled down. Here are four immediate steps to start now.

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Tips for Managing Your Finances


Having a set of financial options may better prepare you for the future. Read through our list of tips for managing your finances.

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Make Money Resolutions That Stick


A new year is a new opportunity for success. Are you ready to make money resolutions that stick?

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Financial Literacy for Kids


Educating your children about financial wellness will help them build healthy spending habits for the future.

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5 Factors That Affect Your Credit Score


Whether you’re looking to get your first credit card for everyday expenses or take out a mortgage to purchase your first home, credit is an essential tool for helping people to meet their financial goals.

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Managing Debt as Interest Rates Rise


Debt can be challenging to manage, even in the best of times. Check out five questions to consider as interest rates rise.


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Starting a Small Business


Are you thinking about starting a small business? See how credit unions can help you.











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