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Save Money on Your Electric Bill

Life as we know it would be impossible without electricity, but electricity costs money. And with more people at home these days, you’ve probably seen an uptick in your electric bill. Nationwide, the ...

Use a family budget to make your money go farther

Whether you have a lot of money in your bank account or just a little, you need to be in control of your finances. A key principle to remember: The less money you have, the more effectively you need t...

Financial Planning Basics

Here are seven basic steps you can take to begin your family’s financial planning journey:  1. Determine your current spending.  To get where you want to go, you first need to know where you are. Coll...

Understanding Escrow

Unless you have a mortgage loan, “escrow” is a word you may not be familiar with. But in the mortgage world, you hear a lot about it. Thankfully, escrow is not hard to explain—or understand. So let’s ...

Lender-placed insurance? We answer your most common questions.

Getting a mortgage loan means taking on several legal obligations—one of which is your responsibility to buy and maintain homeowner’s insurance. If your mortgage has an escrow account, it’s pretty eas...