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5 Actions to Take Before You Buy a House

One of the biggest mistakes home buyers make is not talking to a mortgage advisor earlier in the process. Here are five things you should do before you start looking at listings.

Switching Bank Accounts in 5 Easy Steps

If you’re thinking about moving your personal checking or savings accounts to a new bank, we have five easy steps to help you make the switch.

10 Things You Need to Know about Social Security

Here are 10 more facts everyone should know about Social Security before making any retirement plans.

Think Twice Before Touching Your 401(k)

With fewer and fewer companies offering defined benefit retirement plans, the government put in place IRAs and 401(k) plans to encourage saving for retirement. Strict governmental rules and penalties are in place to discourage use of those funds for purposes other than retirement.

The Playbook for Successful Investing

Learn about the importance of managing your risks rather than returns and letting your time frame for returns match the type of investments.

Creating a Financial Readiness Kit

When you hear your neighbors, colleagues and the media talk about natural disasters or pandemics, your first thought likely is not about securing your finances. But there are certain steps you can take now to help prepare.

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