Advice Center

Wealth Management Team Members Share Words of Wisdom

How many times do you find yourself thinking (or singing), “I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger” – especially when it comes to your finances?

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Here’s What to Do if You’re New to Online Banking

When you’re ready to enroll in personal online and mobile banking for the first time, you will need to download the mobile app, log in and register your devices for security.

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Are You Prepared for the Unexpected

Insurance can be an important part of a solid financial plan, helping protect your finances and prepare you as much as possible for the unexpected.

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5 Home-Building Mistakes to Avoid

It can be exciting to think about having a home built exactly the way you want it. But there are also some pitfalls to watch out for when building a home that you may not have experienced buying a pre-existing house.

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Helpful Hacks to Simplify Your Move

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, full of hope and possibility. Yet there’s no doubt about it – the process of packing and physically moving all of your belongings can be a stressful experience as well.

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How Do I Figure Out How Much to Save?

While your age shouldn’t determine whether or not you take steps to plan for a financially sound retirement, it can actually help you decide how much to save.

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Should I Invest in International Funds?

Whether or not you invest in international funds depends on many factors, including your timeframe, goals, risk tolerance and financial situation.

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How to Thwart a Scammer and Avoid Wire Fraud

Imposter scams are a growing problem – and one of the ways scam artists try to steal your money is by pressuring you to use money transfer services through companies like Western Union and MoneyGram.

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Mortgage Q&A: What’s In a Rate?

With so many factors determining a mortgage interest rate, it can be confusing to understand whether you’re getting the best possible rate. No matter what current interest rates look like, make sure you do your homework before sealing the deal.

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You Shop for Shoes Online – Not Your Mortgage

It might seem easier – or more convenient – to shop for your mortgage online. But there are 3 big advantages to working with a local, reputable lender on what is likely one of the biggest purchases of your life.

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The Gift Nobody Will Return

Gift cards are a great gift for teachers, teenagers or that hard-to-buy-for person on your list.

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Consider These 5 Money Moves to Improve Your Financial Health

Many people see the new year as an opportunity to make positive change.

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Qualifying for a Mortgage without Income Is Possible

Income is not the only way to qualify for a home loan. If you have assets, such as money in your bank account, retirement accounts, stocks and bonds, you can qualify for a mortgage.

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When and How to Freeze Your Credit

Month after month, reports of data breaches saturate the news. In today’s day and age, you can never be too safe with your personal and financial information.

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