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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

You’re Getting a Tax Refund… Now What? A bigger TV. That beautiful vacation destination. A new car. An updated gaming system. New furniture.  These are all things that might spring to mind when you when you think about how to spend your tax refund. According to the IRS, the average 2016 tax refund was $3,053. … Continue reading 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Easy Ways to Afford the Holidays and Pay Off Debt

It’s that time of year again. The gifts, the wrapping paper, the fancy meals – it all adds up. For some, affording the holidays means accruing bills and worrying about how to pay off debt later. For others, it means setting aside extra money throughout the year. Either way, the average shopper will spend $682 … Continue reading Easy Ways to Afford the Holidays and Pay Off Debt

What is the Right Size Holiday Loan for You?

It’s fall. And that means the holidays are right around the corner. We know that all of the things you want to do for you and your family can put a lot of pressure on your budget. The end of the year, also means some other large expenses, like property taxes, are also fighting for … Continue reading What is the Right Size Holiday Loan for You?

Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-School Loans and More Smart Ways to Save It’s back-to-school season, and as all parents know, back-to-school shopping can be expensive. This year alone, parents are on pace to spend nearly $688 on back-to-school shopping. No longer limited to just pencils and paper, today, back-to-school shopping includes clothing, transportation and tech. In fact, almost 50 … Continue reading Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Get Cash for What You Need with a Home Equity Loan

How to Fund necessary Repairs or Fulfill a Dream Maybe you’ve been putting off installing new windows or repairing your home’s roof. Or, maybe the itch to buy that sports car is getting stronger. Whatever your need—or desire—for cash, you can make it a reality with a home equity loan. A home equity loan is … Continue reading Get Cash for What You Need with a Home Equity Loan

How to Be a Successful First Time Home Buyer

What You Need to Know to Become a First Time Home Buyer Most of us dream of owning our own home someday. Now seems to be the time to buy, especially if you’re a first time home buyer. A strong job market and rental fatigue has helped to drive home sales to first-timers to their highest levels … Continue reading How to Be a Successful First Time Home Buyer

Why a Debt Consolidation Loan Could Be Right For You

What You Need to Know To Consolidate Debt Did you know that only around 20 percent of Americans are free from debt of any kind? That means that 80 percent of Americans carry some kind of debt, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. However, finding the right solutions to help you manage your debt can … Continue reading Why a Debt Consolidation Loan Could Be Right For You