What is a credit union?
Banks and credit unions may seem the same fundamentally, but they operate differently and therefore offer different terms, rates, fees and levels of service.
5 reasons why credit unions are better than banks
Choosing the right financial institution can make a huge difference in managing your finances. Often, this begins by choosing which type of institution, such as a credit ...
How to buy a house with no money down
Poor credit, below-average household income and a large down payment can lead some to believe that homeownership is just a dream. This is not necessarily the case.
Are credit unions FDIC insured?
Credit unions are federally insured by the National Credit Union Assosiation (NCUA). Discover how the FDIC and NCUA are similar and how you can maximize your deposit insu...
How to get pre-approved for a mortgage
Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, upsizing to your forever home or downsizing to an empty nest, the best place to begin is getting pre-approved.
What’s the difference between a credit union and a bank?
Deciding which financial institution to bank with is worth putting some thought into. Credit unions and banks are often compared because they are both potential options f...
How to decide if a mortgage refinance is worth it
Refinancing a mortgage can have a lot of benefits, especially if you can get a lower interest rate or better terms, which refinancing often leads to.
Is it cheaper to refinance or get a home equity line of credit?
Looking for a way to have access to additional funding? If you own your home and have built up equity, a cash-out refinance or HELOC may be the right choice.
Is it smart to put zero down on a home?
Zero-down home loans for first-time buyers can help you achieve your home ownership goals, but is this the right option for you?