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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Your Safety Comes First. Learn More.

We were planning to use this space to announce the debut of our newest feature, Funday Fridays -- a weekly column with lots of information about family-friendly community happenings. However, in view of the...

Tips For Getting That Good Mortgage Credit Score

When it comes to credit scores, it’s been said that “everyone has a number, so you might as well have a good one.” Credit scores determine your “cost of money,” and are factors in a...

First-Time Home Buyer? First, Master These Tasks

When the economy is robust and the real estate market is strong, it's an especially good time for first-time buyers to enter the market and realize their dreams of home ownership.  But buying that...

Pre-Approved Loans Lead To Positive Home Purchases

Do you know the biggest regret many savvy first-time home buyers have? It’s not getting pre-approved up-front for their loan. There are several advantages to being a qualified buyer long before you try to find...

Do Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score? Definitely maybe.

We know that high credit scores have a positive impact on insurance rates, ability to borrow money, open a bank account, and — yes– qualify for a good mortgage rate. Do you have the...

Save Money. Stay Healthy.

As we enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of the summer growing season, it seems like a good time to talk about effective ways to save money and stay healthy. It all starts with fresh...

Farmers Markets … Fresh, Fun & Financially Smart

Farmers Markets can be a great warm weather destination that saves money and provides you with fresh, nutritious food. Here are some tips to make it a worthwhile experience. First, enjoy your day and take...

Certifying That “New” Used Car

A lot of folks have found that when it comes to family automotive transportation, late model used cars offer a great combination of reliability and affordability. But it's important to make sure you cover...

Real Estate Closing 101

We're in the busiest time of year for closing on new houses, and even if you've done it a few times before, it's a good idea to make sure you've got everything accounted for. ...

“Boring” Buyers Buy Best

It seems fair to say the real estate housing market is as hot as the weather.  We often hear stories of attractive homes getting snatched up almost as soon as they hit the market....

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