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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Keep homeownership costs in check by avoiding PMI

While buying a home can be exciting and rewarding, it also can be stressful and expensive.
Homeownership will likely be one of the biggest investments of your life. Not only does a house come with mortgage and insurance payments, it also requires budgeting for property taxes and home-improvement repairs along the way.
And sometimes, homeownership brings another ......

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Boost your financial IQ

Knowing how to manage your money can be the difference between living paycheck to paycheck and living financially free.
There’s always an opportunity to expand your financial literacy.
“A lot of it comes down to your attitude,” says Megan Redmond, branch manager of Dupaco Community Credit Union’s Cedar Heights branch in Cedar Falls, Iowa. “Take ......

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Insuring hope

Jenay Sullivan had beaten thyroid cancer not once, but twice, when she found herself in a different kind of battle.
A couple years ago, the Cedar Rapids mom of three and her husband both wanted to replace outdated life insurance policies. While her husband was approved, Sullivan was declined for medical reasons.
After she had been cancer free for six years, Sullivan decided to try ......

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