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What to Consider for Your Auto Loan

Posted by Elise Norris on 03/28/2019

A car is a big purchase. And since most people choose to pay it off over time, it is also a big commitment. It is very important to understand your finances in order to set up a healthy auto loan.

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Topics: Making a Big Purchase, Managing Your Money, Saving for the Future, advice for members

What to do Before Getting Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage

Posted by Elise Norris on 10/31/2018

Buying a home can be a long, drawn-out and stressful process. This rings especially true if you are a first time home buyer having to figure everything out for yourself. Even if you aren't a first-timer, it is always helpful to refresh your memory and give yourself the upper hand.

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Topics: Making a Big Purchase, Managing Your Money

Credit Report vs. Credit Score

Posted by Lone Star CU on 06/11/2018

Credit reports and credit scores are a vital part of your financial health, but how we do understand the differences between the two and why is each so important? We'll break it down for you.

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Topics: Making a Big Purchase, Managing Your Money

The Cost of Cars – Borrow Smart

Posted by Lone Star CU on 07/11/2016

When you buy or lease a car, you pick the make, model and color.  How much you put down and how long you take to pay off the car have a big influence on what the car actually costs.  Let’s clarify a few terms first:

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Topics: Making a Big Purchase, Managing Your Money

To rent or to buy? How a mortgage loan could save you money.

Posted by Jenny Federici on 04/04/2013
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Topics: Making a Big Purchase, Managing Your Money