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Choosing the Right Mortgage Lender For You

By First IB on February 15, 2016

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When it comes to choosing the right lender for your mortgage, it helps to think of yourself as an investigative journalist and use The Five Ws — Who, What, When, … Read More

Getting the Best Mortgage For Your Situation

By First IB on February 8, 2016

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Buying a home can be as exciting as it can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be, if you’re prepared and make good choices. It’s critical to understand your … Read More

[VIDEO] “Cupid Cuties” Share Tips for Saving Money on Valentine’s Day

By First IB on February 2, 2016

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be looking for ways to save a few bucks on gifts for your beloved. Watch a short video for a couple … Read More

Help for Getting Out of Debt

By First IB on February 1, 2016

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For many, using credit is a normal part of handling their finances. For others, using credit can lead to uncontrolled spending, anxiety, unpleasantness or even bankruptcy. If you want (or … Read More

Developing and Using a Wise Borrowing Strategy

By First IB on January 25, 2016

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The sensible use of debt should be part of any sound financial strategy. Debt can enable you to enjoy things that otherwise are beyond your current reach, but borrowing can … Read More

Taking an Interest in Interest: What Does It Really Cost You?

By First IB on January 18, 2016

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Interest rates have become a highly visible issue with stories about rate changes filling the airwaves and your newsfeed almost on a daily basis. Much of the press coverage concerns … Read More

[VIDEO] What Does the Interest Rate Increase Mean to You?

By First IB on January 13, 2016

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The Federal Reserve recently raised interest rates 1/4 of a percentage point. What does that mean for consumers, in terms of mortgage interest rates? Watch a short video to hear … Read More

Your Personal Finance Calendar for the New Year

By First IB on January 11, 2016

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Managing your personal finances is an ongoing process that requires discipline. Most people are successful at making sure the bills get paid and often saving a little on a regular … Read More

[VIDEO] New Year, Fresh Start

By First IB on January 6, 2016

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The beginning of a new year offers the perfect opportunity to learn something new, form new habits and evaluate your priorities. Watch this short video to see what a few … Read More

[VIDEO] Tips for Holiday Savings

By First IB on December 4, 2015

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Survive the holiday season without blowing your budget. Watch this short video for three practical tips to help you save money during the holidays.

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