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Ready to take on the great outdoors?

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on May 3, 2019

Here are some additional expenses to consider when purchasing a motorcycle, boat, or RV

As we get to the time of year for warmer weather, many think about getting outside more. In fact, some may consider buying a motorcycle, boat, or recreational vehicle.

But before you purchase, you might want to consider some additional expenses that go along with owning one of these vehicles.

 

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Second mortgages can be confusing

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 3, 2019

Here’s a simple explanation to help you better understand second mortgages

Home ownership can bring about a lot of positive aspects, including the ability to tap into any equity when you need cash. Here we answer the simple question, what is a second mortgage and why would I need one?

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6 Ways to Take Control of Your Student Loans

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 3, 2019

You made the effort to learn so you could pursue your professional goals. Now, take a few minutes to learn about some of the most effective options that exist for you to better manage your student loan debt.

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Tax scams are on the rise. Know the signs, be vigilant, and don't be a victim

Posted in Protect Yourself on March 26, 2019

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60 percent increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels of a steady decline in phishing scams over the previous three years.

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So you want to take a vacation. Here are some vacation planning tips to help you make the most out of your trip

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 26, 2019

You’ve been working long and hard, and it’s finally time for a little rest and relaxation. A vacation should be worry-free. So here are a few vacation tips to help you make the most of your travel plans.You’ve been working long and hard, and it’s finally time for a little rest and relaxation. A vacation should be worry-free. So here are a few vacation tips to help you make the most of your travel plans.

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The world of financial literacy can be complicated. Help your child learn skills for financial independence

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 26, 2019

When was the last time you talked with your child about money and finances? As parents,  one goal when it comes to raising our children is to help them become self-supporting adults and a contributing member of society.

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Imagine your family headed to a home away from home. Your very own oasis. Have you ever thought about purchasing a vacation home?

Posted in Borrowing Money on March 26, 2019

Some people love to go to the coast and some people dream about a vacation home in the mountains.

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Looking for a new car? Your next car is just a click away

Posted in Borrowing Money on March 1, 2019

For many of us the idea of car shopping is one met with apprehension and dread. Just the thought of stepping onto a lot and being approached by a salesperson can be enough to make some people hyperventilate and break out in hives. For those who can’t seem to stomach traditional car buying, what if you could shop for a vehicle in the comfort of your own home?

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When a pet gets sick, vets can be costly. Here's how to keep your furry friends from breaking the bank

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 1, 2019

We all love our pets. Cats, dog, ferrets, hamsters, and fur babies of all sorts are members of the family. They eat and sleep under the same roof. They give us affection when we’ve had a rough day. And we even have pictures of our loved ones that include our pets sprinkled throughout the house.

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Avoid these common mistakes when filing your tax returns

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 1, 2019

It's that time of the year again when we're all bringing out our calculators and sharpening our pencils to fill out our tax returns. But the last thing we want to do is to wind up making a mistake that could jeopardize your finances by delaying your refund, make you accountable for a fee or, even worse, force you to do that dreaded paperwork and math all over again! Whether you choose to go it alone, use a tax-prep computer program or hand it all over to an accountant, begin by checking out this list of common mistakes people make when filing their tax returns.

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