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Check Your Free Credit Reports Throughout the Year

It's important to check your credit report at least once annually to monitor for signs of identity theft or fraud, as well as check for any errors. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting…

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How to Save When You’re Invited to Everyone’s Wedding

Wedding season is upon us and soon you may see a few wedding invitations in your mailbox. What do you do when it looks like ALL your friends are getting married this year? Can you afford to get gifts for…

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Understanding the Home Buying Process

If you are thinking about purchasing a home, this video is a must see. https://youtu.be/Q2zpSpcq1V4

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Financial Literacy Quiz

Financial Literacy Quiz How financially literate are you? Do you have the skills and knowledge to spend money wisely, save for emergencies, use credit cards sensibly, and protect your identity from being stolen? This short quiz will help you test…

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Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Hurricane Season officially kicks off June 1st. For Louisiana residents, this weekend is the weekend to buy your hurricane supplies. There will be a discount on state sales tax this Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. Eligible purchases are…

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Are you thinking of purchasing a home?

Learn what you need to know before making your home purchase. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2zpSpcq1V4

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Unplug Your Kids from Technology with Summer Camp

Children are increasingly becoming dependent on TV, game consoles, or other electronic devices for entertainment. Summer breaks often means they’ll spend more time in front of a screen. To get your kids outside in a healthy, natural environment, consider sending…

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Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them. Here are a…

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Emergency Fund—Start Small, Think Big

Many people wonder how they can build an emergency fund when they’re trying to pay off my debts. It isn't as hard as you might think. The strategy is to start small, change a few habits, and change your mindset.…

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Home Equity Loans: Low-Cost, Tax-Advantaged Credit

If credit card payments are eating up your disposable income each month, or if you need cash to remodel your kitchen--or to buy a new car--a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC) might be your best…

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