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  | Spending & Budgeting

How homebuyers can cut closing costs

You hear a lot about the down payment required to buy a home, but closing costs are also a significant consideration. You can’t eliminate all or even most of these costs, but there are steps you can take to reduce them.
  | Financial Wellness

How to manage debt (and still have fun)

Yes, it’s true: spending money is fun. Buying a new TV, treating yourself to a massage, taking a vacation—all of these things can feel, well, awesome. Especially when you’re rewarding yourself for the hard work you do. But going into debt to be good to yourself? That takes a little of the shine off the experience, doesn’t it? Fortunately, it’s possible to enjoy life and manage debt, at the same time!
  | Spending & Budgeting

How to choose the best mortgage

Unless you can buy a house entirely in cash, finding the right house is only half the battle. The other half is choosing the best type of mortgage. Since you'll likely be paying back your mortgage over a long period of time, it's important to find a loan that meets your needs and your budget. When you borrow money from a lender, you're making a legal agreement to repay that loan over a set amount of time – with interest.
  | Protection

How to get life insurance

Understanding the importance of life insurance and the different types offered is important when making sure your loved ones are cared for when you pass.
The way we spend money is very similar to the way we eat food. If something looks appetizing, we consume. Sometimes we can go overboard and indulge too much. That’s when the unhealthy aspect kicks in. As it pertains to food, you begin to gain additional weight – financially, the additional expenses that you’ve created for yourself begin to weigh heavily on you. When that happens, then it may be time to shed some pounds to get back on the right financial track.

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