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How to Join a Credit Union

Looking for a place to stash your cash and wondering if a credit union is right for you? Credit unions offer great rates, personalized service, and are usually located where you live and work. This article will explain how to join a credit union and what it means to be a member at Jovia.

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Budgeting

How to Save for a Wedding

Planning a wedding in the near future? Congratulations! This is an exciting time full of new beginnings, arrangements to coordinate, and expenses to consider. Our guide will explain how to set a wedding budget and open a savings account, so you can start saving for your walk down the aisle.

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Homebuying

How Do Mortgages Work?

Buying real estate will likely be one of the largest investments you make. Whether it’s your first home or your dream home; each purchase is unique and may have you asking questions like, what is a mortgage? How do mortgages work? And, how do I apply for a mortgage? We know there’s a lot to understand and we’re here to help. This article will explain the key factors of the mortgage process so you can eliminate the guess work and apply and buy with confidence!

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How Couples Manage Money

So, you’re coupled up and excited to share your life with your significant other, happy times! Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or beginning something new, there’s more to think about besides combined living spaces, daily routines, and remembering whose turn it is to wash the dishes. Deciding how to collectively manage finances as a couple is an important part of any relationship. This article will discuss the pros and cons of individual and joint bank accounts so you can determine what’s best for you.

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Budgeting

How to Budget for the Holidays

‘Tis the season! The holidays are full of hope, joy, food, family, shopping, and, let’s not forget, stress! It’s a time known for giving and receiving, and if you’re thinking about planning for the holidays, especially in times of economic uncertainty, you’re not alone. We’ll explain how to budget for the holidays, so you can give without getting into debt.

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