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What to Consider When Reviewing Your Homeowners Insurance Policy

Most homeowners agree that insurance is a necessity, whether it’s for protection and peace of mind or simply because mortgage lenders require it. Having coverage isn’t nearly enough, though. You want to make sure you have the right coverage at the right cost, … read more

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How to Prepare Young Adults for Financial Independence

As you prepare your young adult for college and beyond, it’s important to talk about the road to financial independence, which includes building healthy credit. This is vital for big life moments like getting a car, apartment, house or job, and your child’s … read more

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Nearing Retirement? How to Spend Wisely During the Holiday

While an enjoyable part of the holiday season is giving to others, those nearing retirement would be prudent to give something back to themselves as the year nears its end. That’s the advice from some retirement planners: Reduce holiday spending to provide more … read more

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10 Terms and Acronyms Homebuyers Need to Know

PMI, APR, LTV — these unfamiliar acronyms don’t need to bewilder or intimidate uninitiated homebuyers. To help you negotiate the homebuying process like a pro, Freddie Mac is sharing definitions of 10 key acronyms you’ll encounter as you meet with lenders, make a … read more

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Common Insurance Myths

Editor’s note: A recent study by InsuranceQuotes.com showed that many people have misconceptions about their insurance coverage. For example, most incorrectly believe that comprehensive auto coverage covers car damage from a collision, and many still believe insurance for a red car is higher. … read more

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5 Steps to Prep for Buying a Home

For many Americans, making the jump to buying that first house is a significant achievement that allows them to put their mark on their own space, while creating room for family and pets. But how do you know you’re ready? Americans see home-ownership … read more

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5 Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is a fact of life for many college graduates and their parents, with borrowers owing approximately $1.6 trillion in federal and private student loans in 2019. While some graduates easily repay their loans, others struggle to manage their debt. Nearly … read more

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Natural Disaster Damage

Five Steps to Prepare Yourself Financially for a Natural Disaster

When a natural disaster strikes, moving your family to immediate safety is always the top priority, which means there is often little time to think about the financial details that can make the recovery process go smoothly. That’s why it’s crucial to be … read more

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Financial Planning

Tips to Take Control of Your Money in 2018

Counting calories isn’t the only way you can resolve to bring about positive change in your life during the new year. If you’re like many Americans, it may be a good time to start counting your way toward better financial health. The past … read more

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