From Credit Hours to Credit Scores

From Credit Hours to Credit Scores

One of the most important things that young adults can do to set themselves up for financial success in the future is to build a strong and healthy credit score. Why is it important to start building credit? It determines what rates you can get on a mortgage, car...

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How to Be a Savvy Home Shopper

How to Be a Savvy Home Shopper

The home search can be the most fun part of buying a new home — but it can also be pretty challenging. Make it easier on yourself by keeping these tips in mind. Find a Great Real Estate Agent Your agent is a valuable partner in the home shopping process. You not only...

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Fund Your Free Time

Fund Your Free Time

College is a time full of growth, opportunity, fun, and, more importantly, new responsibilities. For many young adults, it’s the beginning a journey towards financial independence. Besides paying for tuition and books, you must also consider the costs of living on...

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Your Retirement Game Plan

Your Retirement Game Plan

Although we look forward to retirement throughout our careers, entering it is an unfamiliar experience, one that will be especially challenging for anyone not fully prepared for it. Our primary focus when deciding if we’re ready to retire is typically financial...

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What Does It Cost to Buy a Home?

What Does It Cost to Buy a Home?

Getting pre-qualified for a mortgage is an essential first step in your homebuying process. Your pre-qualification enables you to make more informed decisions as you search for a home and gives you added credibility when you make an offer. But before you rush to view...

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