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How to pick the right financial planner
When it comes to financial planning, the first question that comes to mind for most people is whether or not they really need professional help. You can absolutely handle your own money and there is no problem with that, but it is much like doing your own repairs on a leaky sink. Some people have …
Banks vs. Credit Unions: What's the Difference?
Thinking about moving your money out of a big bank and into a local credit union? Get the low down on their differences in this two minute video. For more in...
Central Air Conditioning Buying Guide
Shopping for a central air conditioning system? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our central air conditioning buying guide to make an informed choice.
10 things car dealers won’t tell you
Car sales are on the rise, but dealing with auto dealers still gives many consumers that sinking feeling.
Financial Advice for Single Ladies
Originally posted on SheKnows.com by Samantha Paxson, Chief Experience & Marketing Officer (CXMO), CO-OP Financial Services While more than 57 million single women now live in the U.S., it’s safe to say that the majority of these ladies aren’t what our parents used to call “spinsters.” As Redbook Magazine noted recently, women can be both single and happy.... Read More »
Credit Union 101: What's the Difference, and Why You Should Make the Switch!
We Americans are a tough lot. We've spent the past several years doggedly tugging at our bootstraps, determined to rally back from the Great Recession t...
5 Home Improvements That Pay for Themselves
Stop procrastinating and replace your smoke detector batteries already.
10 Reasons Millennials Choose Credit Unions
by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2000are more likely to recommend credit unions than banks to their friends. A survey by CO-OP Financial Services, Cucamonga, Calif., a financial technology company for credit unions, found that 96% of millennials were…
What Is Escrow? How It Keeps Home Buyers and Sellers Safe
Buying a house can involve big and scary terms, including "escrow." So what exactly is escrow? The good news is that it’s not as ominous as it sounds.