Posts By: jason.grant

All You Need to Know About Buying a Home in 2023

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If you’re planning to buy a home this year, you won’t be dealing with typical circumstances. While the extreme market conditions characterizing the last two years are settling down, the market is still far from stable. Here’s what you need to know about buying a home in 2023. Check Rates Mortgage Loans Contact a Lending… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Credit Card Fraud

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With the advent of online commerce, credit and debit card fraud has exploded. In fact, according to data collected by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), there have been 230,937 reports of credit card fraud filed in the first two quarters of 2022. Unfortunately, credit card fraud can go unnoticed until it causes serious damage. Here,… Read more »

Diversify Your Savings Portfolio with a Share Certificate

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Did you know that your savings portfolio should be diversified just like your investments? Financial experts recommend giving your savings as much chance as growth as possible. Let’s take a look at an especially great choice for diversifying your savings: a share certificate. What is a share savings certificate? A share certificate is an insured… Read more »

5 Ways to Save on Workplace Lunches

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Did you know that spending $10 to buy lunch at work each day will cost you $2,600 a year? And if you spend $20 each day, well … that number doubles! That’s a lot of money that could be better spent toward a vacation, a luxury purchase you’ve been dreaming of, paying down existing debts… Read more »

Don’t Get Caught in a Non-Delivery Scam

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With the holidays approaching, and online shopping reaching its annual peak, scammers are out in full force to get at your money and your purchases. There are many scams to watch for this time of year, from online “retailers” phishing for information as you shop to brazen porch thieves who swipe delivered packages from doorsteps… Read more »

What to Buy and What to Skip in January

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January begins with a bang, but there are no major shopping holidays once the new year gets going. Of course, you can still pick up great bargains this month, or find that you’ve overpaid for something when its price drops right after you’ve purchased it. Here’s what to buy and what to skip in January.Buy:… Read more »