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VA Loans: Who's Ginnie Mae?

There are a lot of unusual names that pop up in discussions about home loans and the mortgage industry. Maybe you’ve wondered who Ginnie Mae is and what she has to do with home loans. Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae are also brought up frequently. Are they related to Ginnie Mae? And then there’s...

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Should You Invest in Bitcoin?

Thinking about making the leap into cryptocurrency? In 2017, Bitcoin saw a surge of popularity and went from an obscure idea amongst tech savvy investors to a legitimate investment source that created billionaires as the price of Bitcoin skyrocketed.   Priced at just under $1,000 in the...

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How a “Duck Hunt” Led to the Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve is a frequent topic on the evening news; yet, many Americans know very little about this powerful institution, the influence it has on the economy, and the mysterious meeting more than a hundred years ago that laid the foundation for its birth. A Duck Hunt on Jekyll Island...

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Is It Better to Buy a New Or Used Car?

Are you in the market for a new vehicle? It can be difficult to choose between a brand new car and an older used vehicle. While there is no single right answer for everyone, we are providing the financial risks and benefits of both options to help you make the smartest financial decision...

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Live Smart: Save Money by Paying Yourself First

When you’re trying to save, it can feel like you will never get ahead. If you wish you could save more, you are not alone. More than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings account.[i] If you’re struggling to save, it may be time to try paying yourself first. This doesn’t mean...

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