8 Facts About Applying for a Mortgage Loan in 2018

8 Facts About Applying for a Mortgage Loan in 2018

Whether you’re seeking your first home or refinancing your existing mortgage loan, the tax landscape for 2018 will bring some changes for homeowners that should give them pause. Despite the passage of a new tax bill late last year, mortgage applications rose sharply...
Scouting Around for the Right Bank Account

Scouting Around for the Right Bank Account

Have you heard the adage, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch?” The “free lunch” in the saying refers to the nineteenth-century practice in American bars of offering a “free lunch” in order to entice drinking customers. Those customers ended up paying a lot for...
Determine What Type of Savings Account is Right for You

Determine What Type of Savings Account is Right for You

Saving money can be difficult – especially if you’re in school or just starting your career. Keeping a small nest egg in case of an emergency car repair, unexpected bills, or planning for a large, future purchase is a wise financial strategy. But getting started...
Making Compound Interest Work for You

Making Compound Interest Work for You

Compound interest is interest paid on interest already earned on a deposit or loan. Think of it as ‘interest on interest’. For those of you who struggle to pay off credit cards, compound interest is likely the culprit. Interest from the prior month is added to the...