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31 05, 2016

Buying a new home? Let us help you!

Buying a New Home? It’s Never Too Soon to Prepare!

So, you’ve been thinking that maybe it’s time to stop paying rent and buy a home of your own? Let us give you some pointers so your finances are in good shape and you can concentrate on enjoying the search!

Begin or continue a savings program

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24 05, 2016

Are you saving? Here are some tips to help.

Recently I was discussing “saving” money with a friend. The definition of saving is:

Process of setting aside a portion of current income for future use, or the resources accumulated in this way over a given period of time.

You aren’t really saving money when you purchase something at a discount. You are if you put Read More

17 05, 2016

12th Annual Patriot Freedom Festival

As Memorial Day approaches, we are inclined to reflect upon the true meaning of the national holiday. Memorial Day was originally established as Decoration Day in 1868, as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of soldiers who had perished during the Civil War with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared Read More

10 05, 2016

How much is too much debt?

How much is too much debt?

Seems like a silly question doesn’t it? “No debt,” would be the obvious answer, but unfortunately that is not a realistic goal for the majority of people. A report from Nerd Wallet in 2015, stated the average household credit card debt is over $15,000 in credit cards, and $130,922 Read More