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4 factors that impact the interest rate on your mortgage

It's common for new homeowners to have questions like—what interest rate will I be given? Read here to learn the 4 factors that can impact your rate.

3 hacks I use to save money on travel

Setting aside money in your personal budget is great, but sometimes it takes a little more strategy. Here are three smart ways to help make traveling more affordable.

Can’t afford to go to a wedding? Here’s what to do

It's not only expensive to throw a wedding, but it can also get pricey just attending one. Learn how to see if your financially able to attend a wedding here.

Get help saving for college

Family and friends contributions made easy. Flexible investing options. Tax advantages.

How much does it cost to own a car?

The numbers tend to pile up pretty quickly, but many people don't really consider the full cost when buying a car. Learn tips on owning a car here.

Dividing your home in divorce

When dealing with the division of a home. You know what's best for your family. This article discusses the 3 options available that may impact your decision from a financial standpoint.

Are Federal Student Loans Always Better Than Private Loans?

Federal loans may come with terms and protections that are better for borrowers, but there are some cases when it makes sense to take out private loans. Read more here.

Put a ring on it: How marriage leads to higher savings

There’s long been a link between marriage and higher savings. Learn why married couples tend to do better financially than singles and divorcees here.

How to protect your credit when buying a new car

Unless you can pay for a new car in cash, you’ll need to get financing to make the purchase. Learn how to help protect your credit when buying a car here.

4 signs a starter home is right for you

Jumping into homeownership as a first time home buyer is exciting! Read over the signs that can help you decide if you're ready for a starter home.

New homebuyers' top 3 regrets—and how you can avoid them

Being a new homeowner comes with a lot of stress. Here are the most common ones buyers cited in conjunction with their most recent home purchases

4 tax tips for new parents

New parents are overwhelmed with unfamiliar things to think about, so thinking about taxes is probably not a priority. Discover 4 tax tips that may help change your mind.

Financial considerations for the future: buying a house

Are there reasons to put off buying a home even if it’s something you want? Here are a few things you should consider when thinking about being a homeowner.

Getting a mortgage when you're self-employed

Getting a mortgage when you're self-employed can come with a few extra steps. Learn important information about being approved for a mortgage.

A cheat sheet for first-time home buyers in today's tight market

Potential first-time buyers have been forced to compromise when making their homeownership dreams a reality. Read more about first-time home buying here.

Managing money as a couple

Being married means sharing almost everything, including money. Here are some tips on how to manage money as a couple.

3 things to consider when combining assets with your partner

Bringing your partner into your finances proves commitment to your relationship. Read about how to plan ways to merge assets with your partner here.

Buying a home in 2019? 3 things you need to know

Are you thinking of buying a home in 2019? Here are 3 tips you need to know before purchasing.

5 millennials who become homeowners in their 20s share their best advice for buying your first house

Millenials are waiting longer to buy homes, because buying a home is harder than it was in previous years. Read insight on paving the path to home ownership here.

4 steps to determine how much house you can (really) afford

Buying a house is exciting and stressful and there are infinite factors to consider such as, home affordability. These 4 steps may help with your big decision.

10 things you probably don't know about college savings plans

Building a payment plan for college involves a lot of thought. Here are 10 things you should know.

5 factors that determine if you'll be approved for a mortgage

Thinking about buying the home of your dreams? Consider these key financial factors before applying for a mortgage loan.

Why shopping around for your mortgage makes a huge difference

Are you looking at buying a home? Learn about the importance of shopping around for a mortgage when searching for your future home.

What should you expect when closing on a house

Wondering what steps are included in the home closing process? Simplify this stressful experience with these informative closing costs tips.

How to buy a house and not go insane

Thinking about buying a house? Follow these informational tips to help you go from dreaming about your home to moving in.

These 5 offer mistakes could cost you the house

Making the right offer on a house is considered the most important step in the house buying process. Here are 5 avoidable mistakes as a first-time homebuyer.

4 financial steps to consider before you start a family

Thinking about starting a family? Here are some important steps that you should consider when financially prepping for you and your family's future.

How much you should spend on an engagement ring, according to millennial women

Is buying an engagement ring worth going into debt over? 10 millennial women share their stories and the cost of their engagement rings.

Time to take away the financial keys?

Here are 7 ways adult children can partner as their parents age.

More millennials are signing prenups before getting married

The fear of divorce constitutes one of the many reasons why millennials are signing prenups before getting married. Discover why prenups may not be a bad idea after all.

'I bought a New York apartment on a librarian's salary'

Purchasing an apartment seems close to impossible for most renters. Here's a woman's story on how she saved and bought an apartment on a limited salary.

Real estate agents answer: What makes a winning offer?

How do you make a winning offer and stand out from the crowd when purchasing your first home? Real estate agents share their best advice and break down real estate concepts for first-time homebuyers.

3 signs you're not ready to buy a home

Home ownership may seem like the best way to get 1 step ahead with your finances, but that's not always the case. Read here to learn the 3 signs you're not ready to buy a home.

6 bidding tips for first-time home buyers

Congrats! You are officially in the market for your first home. Understanding the fluctuating real estate market can be tough. Here are 6 bidding tips that can come in handy for all first-time home buyers.

9 expenses to pack in your moving budget

Preparing for moving costs can help alleviate emotional and financial strain. Consider these less obvious expenses.

Here's how to buy a house when you have student loan debt

You have student debt? You can still buy a house. Here are 8 ways to maximize your chance of buying your dream home even with student debt.

5 steps to take before shopping for your first home

Are you shopping for a new home? This article outlines 5 steps to take before you start shopping for a new home to help you throughout the home buying process.

5 ways to save thousands on your first home purchase

Are you in the process of buying your first home? This article outlines how you could save thousands of dollars during the home buying process.

Up, up, and away! Saving for a vacation

Everyone needs a vacation. Start saving now to make it happen.

Want to buy a home? Beware: It's a seller's market

Are you planning on buying a home? In today's seller's market, the home buying process favors those selling the house, not buying the house. Learn more about home buying strategies in today's seller's market here

Preparing financially for a baby

Follow these tips to baby-proof your budget.

New home? How much can you really afford?

Before you attend a single open house or read a single real estate ad, let us help you create a realistic price range.

Rent or buy? We can help

Trying to decide which works best for your budget? Let us run the numbers for you.

Buy vs. lease?
Which one is right for you?

Figuring out whether to buy or lease a car is not as complicated as you might think. Check out this infographic and learn which option might be best for you.

Getting married

Having a baby

Bringing a baby into the world means change all around. Learn about the financial ones here.

Getting divorced

Divorces are stressful, both emotionally and financially. Learn what you need to know to prepare.

4 hidden costs of selling your home

Selling a home can be a stressful and surprisingly expensive process. Some costs can be unexpected. Let's go over four of them.

Are you really ready to buy a house?

Owning a home allows you the ability to build equity. But before you take the leap, ask yourself these questions.
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Five financial tips for newlyweds

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