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7 Basics for First-Time Homebuyers

If you're a first-time homebuyer, we've got you covered with these basics for your home-buying journey.

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Home Inspections: What You Need to Know Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is an exciting step in life, but there are many steps to learn. One important thing to know when purchasing a house is a "home inspection."

Mortgage Interest Rates vs. APR – What’s the Difference?

First-time homebuyer? Decode "interest rate" and "APR." Understand these key terms for an informed and smooth home-buying journey.

This Mortgage Payment Strategy Can Save You Time and Money

Unlock mortgage savings with biweekly payments! Learn how a simple switch can save you thousands, accelerating your path to financial freedom.

Making Credit Card Balance Transfers Part of Your Debt Snowball

Learn how to become debt-free by using a balance transfer as part of your debt snowball plan.

Leasing vs. Buying a Car: Making the Right Choice for Your Budget

Decide between leasing or buying a car wisely for your financial future and how buying can speed up debt payoff.

Thinking About Adopting a Puppy? Look Out for This Common Scam.

Learn about common pet scams and how to protect yourself before bringing a new furry friend home.

7 To-Do’s for Starting a Financially Fit New Year

Reflect on achievements, set new goals, and tackle financial to-do's to start the New Year confidently.

Understanding the True Costs of a Lower Monthly Car Payment

Considering an 84-month auto loan? Be cautious about lower monthly payments.