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Borrowing

How to Apply for a Personal Loan

If you’re in need of some breathing room, a personal loan can help. Whether you’re managing unexpected expenses, making a major purchase or just want to have some fun, a personal loan can be used for almost anything. We’ll explain how to apply for a loan and what you need to get started.

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Advice

Savings Accounts for Children

Saving for a child’s future is always a good idea, and it’s never too early to start. We’ll explain how to open a youth savings account for the children in your life, the key features to look for and how to get started.

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Homebuying

How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage

The search is on! You’re in the market for a new home. Before you hit the pavement visiting open houses, you’ll want to get preapproved for a mortgage. We’ll explain how to get preapproved for a mortgage, why it’s an important step in the home buying process and the documents you need to get started.

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Advice

What’s the Difference Between a Credit Union and a Bank?

Looking for a place to stash your hard-earned cash, but tired of banking where you’re just another customer? Maybe it’s time to invest your money in an institution where your account will give you a voice. Where’s that? Your local credit union. In this article we’ll discuss the differences between credit unions and banks and the key benefits to joining a credit union.

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Budgeting

How to Budget on a Lower Income

Being part of the workforce means you’ve probably seen your fair share of ups and downs. It’s not uncommon to be affected by a furlough or layoff at some point in your career. We’re here to help guide you through this challenging time so you can come out stronger. We’ll explain how to budget on a lower income and stretch your dollars further until you’re back on top again.

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