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Moving in Washington State? 5 steps to take first

Home loan pre-approval or prequalification is a great tool in your arsenal when you’re buying a house in Washington because it shows sellers you are serious.

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How much mortgage will I qualify for?

One of the main factors in figuring out how much mortgage you qualify for is your income. Having steady work and income reflects your ability to repay the loan.

5 ways to make it faster and easier to file your 2021 taxes

The IRS has given fair warning that they are slammed this tax season. But the tax pros are offering some tips that will help us file accurately, avoid processing delays a...

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5 expensive home repairs that catch homeowners off guard

Emergency repairs such as roofing, plumbing or foundation damage can happen to any homeowner. Learn the warning signs and what you can do to help cover the costs.

How to start getting out of debt

Life costs money. Sometimes a lot of money. Getting a full picture of your debt can help you focus your energy on the best ways to tackle it.

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6 things smart homeowners are doing at the start of a new year

Savvy homeowners will use the lull after the holidays to make changes that save time, money and effort. Check out these six things you might want to consider adding to yo...

How to find your direct deposit information

Direct deposit is a great way to get paid faster! And setting it up is easy once you have two key pieces of information. We show you where to find all the info you need.

Setting financial goals in 2022 and beyond

With finances, sometimes small changes can make a big impact. As you’re considering what you’d like to accomplish in 2022, here are some ideas that could reap rewards in ...

Can auto loans be refinanced?

Any time you’re looking to put some money back in your monthly budget, refinancing your auto loan can be a great place to start.