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Why Is My Debit Card Declined?
Aug 23, 2017, 11:29 AM
A debit card decline during an in-store purchase can be inconvenient and embarrassing, but it’s likely not your fault. Here are 4 tips to help reduce the chances of getting a cringe-worthy declined message in the future.
Taking Care of Your Family: Top Considerations for Buying Life Insurance
Aug 10, 2017, 9:31 AM
Many people think they’ll get to purchasing life insurance…eventually. Time spent planning for the unexpected could be the best legacy you’ll leave for your family.
6 Tips for Managing Cash Flow in a Seasonal Business
Jul 28, 2017, 11:30 AM
If you run a seasonal business you already know the ins and outs and ups and downs that make managing cash flow such a balancing act—particularly during the off-season. Here are a few tips for seasonal businesses, to help keep cash flowing in the right direction all year long.
Why You Should Set Travel Alerts With Your Bank
Jul 17, 2017, 2:40 PM
Planning a road trip? Understand why notifying your bank about your travel plans is great advice that shouldn't be overlooked.
How to Choose a Home Mortgage Lender
Jul 6, 2017, 4:00 PM
Before you even begin looking for a home, think about finding a knowledgeable and reliable mortgage lender. A good lender will help you navigate the home financing process, providing you with guidance every step of the way. Here are some tips we’ve prepared to help you choose a mortgage lender.
Sealing the Deal: Understanding Mortgage Closing Costs
Jun 30, 2017, 2:16 AM
You're so close. You've gone through the exciting and maybe even exhausting process of finding your perfect home, but now the closing is in sight! With these tips, you can know what to expect in the next phase.
5 Tips To Help You Improve Your Credit Score
Jun 23, 2017, 10:26 AM
Even if your credit score has suffered hits in the past, you can still aim for a stronger credit position by being vigilant, monitoring your score, and adhering to the following tips.
Skimming & Scamming – How Do I Detect a Card Skimmer?
Jun 16, 2017, 4:52 AM
If you watch or read the news lately, it may seem like credit and debit card fraud is everywhere around you. While it is important to be cautious while using your debit or credit card, there are actions you can take to protect yourself from theft.
4 Things You Should Know About Homeowner's Insurance
Jun 9, 2017, 3:42 AM
While homeowner's insurance is typically required as part of your mortgage agreement, making informed decisions on how to protect what is probably your biggest asset means asking lots of questions.
8 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment on Your First Home
Jun 2, 2017, 8:17 AM
The idea of saving for a down payment on a home can be an overwhelming prospect for first-time homebuyers, but it doesn't need to be. Here are eight tips to help you save and move a little bit closer to buying a home you’ll love.
6 Things to Consider Before Refinancing
May 31, 2017, 2:42 PM
Refinancing your home can be a great move for your long-term financial well-being, but it’s important to consider your options carefully before refinancing, so that the actual cost doesn't negate the financial benefits.
Why Your Small Business Needs a Dedicated Credit Card
May 25, 2017, 6:07 AM
As a small business owner, it can be tough to juggle business purchases and payments, and it might seem like a dedicated credit card would be just another bill to pay, but a business credit card can have real benefits for your small business.