Emergency Funds: Preparing for the Unexpected

You've probably heard how important it is to establish and maintain an emergency fund. Unfortunately, most people don't fully realize this until a money emergency is upon them. Are you financially prepared for a leaky roof? How about a broken-down car? If you lost your job, how long would you be able to support yourself and your family until you got a new one?

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So You Want to Buy a Vacation Home...

As the weather warms up, many people are thinking about summer plans—and possibly dreaming of buying a vacation home. Although it may sound appealing, purchasing a vacation property isn't something to be entered into lightly. If you're considering this major commitment, here are some important questions to ask yourself.

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Spring Cleaning in Your Financial House

Spring is in the air, which for many means cleaning out the clutter. But don't forget about clearing the cobwebs from your "financial house," too! Even if you recently took a look at your finances as you prepared for tax season, there still may be some items that could use your attention.

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