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November 18, 2021
by: Banzai

Filling Out the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an application for financial aid made up of scholarships and grants that the government awards to students based on their needs.

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November 11, 2021
by: Banzai

Working with a Mortgage Lender

Applying for a mortgage is a big endeavor. Most lenders require you to complete a mortgage application—a comprehensive financial statement.

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November 5, 2021
by: Banzai

To Buy or Not to Buy?

They say there’s no place like home, but does that mean you have to purchase one to get the benefits? Just like everything else, buying a home has its pros and cons.

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October 27, 2021
by: Banzai

The Cost of a Mortgage

A mortgage is likely going to be one of the largest loans you'll take out in your life. It's essential to understand all that goes into the cost and your responsibility in paying it back.

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September 30, 2021

Reasons to Refinance

Refinancing can be beneficial if everything lines up in your favor. What can you get out of it? The list is long and exciting for someone stuck with loan payments that they aren’t happy with.

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September 23, 2021

Career choice roller coaster

This blog post is geared to younger kids in 1st – 5th grade. It’s a great starting for when children begin talking about what they want to be when they grow up! After reviewing the comic, some great questions to ask kids include:

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September 22, 2021
by: SavvyMoney

Budgeting from Halloween to Christmas

September 2021 Budgeting from Halloween to Christmas

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September 15, 2021

Why We Get Scammed

If you use a cellphone or have an email account, you’ve almost certainly been exposed to an attempt at mass marketing fraud. Common examples include being interrupted by an annoying robocall just as you start eating lunch, or waking up to a suspicious message in your email inbox that somehow slipped through the spam filter. Sometimes, the attempted fraud is kind of funny—the wording is so strange or the premise is so ridiculous (“An exiled prince needs my help transferring a million dollars? Really?”) that we’re left wondering how anyone could possibly fall for such an obvious money grab.

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September 9, 2021
by: Banzai

What a Car Loan Costs

When shopping for a car, it's usually best to start by shopping for a car loan.

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September 3, 2021

To Lease or To Finance: That is the Question!

When it comes to buying a new car, you have three options: purchasing it with cash, purchasing it through a loan (also known as financing) or leasing it. For most shoppers, the decision comes down to buying or leasing.

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