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If you’re planning to attend college, there’s one common cost that many people overlook – application fees. These fees can range anywhere from around $20 to almost $100. If you’re planning to apply to several colleges, these fees can add up. Here are some steps you can take to avoid these fees and save some […]

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You may have heard the term “second mortgage,” but you may not understand what it is or how it works. A second mortgage may be helpful when you need to pay for something requiring a large sum of money that you don’t have the cash for, such as a kitchen remodel or sending a child […]

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Are you considering taking out a personal loan? This form of borrowing offers a great deal of flexibility and is a popular option among those who want to pay off high-interest personal debt or fund a once-in-a-lifetime event. Many people are uncertain about what a personal loan can be used to finance. Here’s a look […]

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Picking a major isn’t just about pursuing what you’d like to study. That plays a part in your decision, of course, but you should also think about other considerations. For instance, do you want to attend graduate school? If so, you should consider what sort of undergraduate prerequisites may be required. Additionally, one of the […]

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Are you interested in learning more about a Coverdell Education Savings Account? It’s important to think about your child’s future education and how you will pay for it. Whether your child wants to go to a private high school, a technical school, a four-year university, or on to grad school, you need to plan in […]

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BABY ON A BUDGET

January 23, 2018

From tiny clothes to tiny spoons, having a baby is filled with a lot of cute, tiny things, but unfortunately, a tiny budget isn’t one of them. If you’re preparing for a baby, you know the list of things you need is long and overwhelming, but we’ve compiled some steps you can take to make […]

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Looking to buy a home?  When house hunting, you’ll want to keep your financing options top of mind. Figuring out the right mortgage for you can be complicated, as there are many variables. What’s the interest rate? How does your credit rating affect it? Are you eligible for any low-cost government programs? Should you get […]

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WHAT IS COMPOUND INTEREST?

December 26, 2017

It’s rumored that Albert Einstein once said that compound interest is the greatest invention in human history. Whether or not Einstein really said this doesn’t diminish the fact that compound interest can be a powerful force. It’s important to understand how compound interest works. When considering a savings or retirement account, compound interest can help […]

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When was the last time you asked your boss for a raise? Perhaps you never thought it was a good time, or maybe you find it difficult to speak up for yourself. But when it comes to negotiating your salary and ensuring you’re paid what you’re worth, if you don’t ask, you may not receive. […]

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If your child is entering their final years of high school, you undoubtedly have begun to think about what college they’ll be attending. You might also be wondering how to pay for it. You know financial aid exists, of course, but you may not know the nitty-gritty details, such as how and when to apply […]

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There are plenty of ways to plan the wedding of your dreams without breaking the bank. There’s no need to bid goodbye to that vision of walking down the aisle in a beautiful gown, or the one where you enjoy the perfect honeymoon with your spouse. In this post, we’ll explore several budget-friendly wedding reception […]

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With the introduction of our new credit card, the Founder’s Card, we’ve started to receive questions about which card our members should choose. While both cards offer great benefits, there are different perks to each. The Classic Card As of January 2017, our Classic Card continues to have a competitive interest rate, with a 9.9% […]

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WHAT’S IN A CREDIT SCORE?

January 30, 2017

We know a lot of things compete for college students’ attention. Finishing assignments, passing exams, seeing friends, looking for jobs or internships… the list goes on and on. While these are all important things to focus on, learning about credit is crucial for your future success, as well. Many potential lenders, employers and landlords will […]

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