Buying a New Home? 5 Reasons To Partner With a Credit Union

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5 Reasons to partner with a credit union when buying a house.

If you have made the decision to take the plunge and buy a home, you should take great care to get the right lending partner. It’s is a big decision with lots of nuances to consider regarding your finances. With thousands of different banks, credit unions, and even online options, how will you pick the best financial partner for your …

Buying a Home: Before or After Retirement?

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Should you buy a home before or after retirement?

A move to a smaller home is a positive lifestyle and financial change all empty-nesters and retirement age individuals should consider. While there are many fond memories of the home in which you raised your family, it’s time to think about your own needs as you approach a new phase in life. Many people dream of buying their ideal retirement …

Which Is Right For Me: Adjustable Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage Loan?

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The choice of which mortgage loan to go with starts with a simple question: fixed-rate or adjustable? There are many different terms, points and rates associated with each, but narrowing your search to a category can really simplify the process. Fixed-rate mortgages are the more traditional choice. You and a lender agree to a length of time (or term) and …