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How to Maximize Your Paycheck

Sometimes getting your paycheck to cover all your expenses can feel like carrying water in a leaky bucket – by the time you get where you were heading, it’s empty. With nothing leftover, building financial security can seem impossible.

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Saving vs. Investing: What to Keep in Mind

It was a problem we all had as kids when we found a dollar: Does it go into the piggy bank or get spent on something to enjoy into the future? The options change as we get older, but the same kinds of calculations and questions arise. As adults, we are told saving is good,…

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Five Things To Know About Mortgages and Homebuying

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, people are finding new ways to resume normal activities with an eye toward safety. This includes real estate and mortgage businesses. The good news is that innovations and technology are helping to keep the wheels of real estate turning, but it is safe to say homebuying and financing will look…

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Social Security Strategies and Tips for Today

Social Security benefits can be a boost to post-retirement income, but they can also be challenging to navigate. When and how you claim Social Security benefits can significantly change the amount you receive. Add to that the employment uncertainty that many people near retirement are feeling today and Social Security decisions can become quite complex.

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Careful Planning Can Help Manage Competing Financial Priorities

Does this sound familiar? You keep meaning to increase your retirement plan contribution, but there just seem to be too many other financial priorities that get in the way. Fortunately, with a little planning, you can develop a strategy to cover those expenses and help stay on track for retirement.

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Five tips on mortgages and home buying today

As we proceed through the COVID-19 era, people and banks are finding ways to get back to normal as much as possible, always with an eye towards safety. This includes the real estate and mortgage businesses, which are essential to the housing needs of people everywhere.

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