You’ve closed on your new home and moved in. That’s it? Not necessarily. Protecting your investment and building equity should be next on your agenda.
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The excitement of driving home in your dream car can muddle your financial decisions. As a result, making a smart car financing decision before you buy your car is often thrown to the back burner. Dealerships know this all too well and use it to their advantage, offering loans that seem too good to be true.
March is Credit Education Month! The best way to celebrate is to take charge of your credit habits. Learn more about how you can improve your credit standing below.
Home loans provide you with the funds that you need to acquire that dream home you've been planning to get for so long. Owning your first home is always an exciting time, and in your eagerness to acquire your dream home before someone else grabs it from you, you might feel pressured into taking the first loan that you come across. This is a common pitfall among home buyers—and one that could cost dearly for many years.
One of the hardest things about saving money is trying to budget during a holiday, especially one that gives you the opportunity to dote on someone you love. So how do you make birthdays, date nights, and even Valentine’s Day special without draining your bank account? We’ve compiled a few inexpensive date ideas that will impress your date without breaking the bank.
According to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors® in 2016, Florida’s housing market is growing at a moderate pace, thanks to a tight housing supply that's projected to boost demand even more.
You might have big plans for 2017, and you likely have made a resolution or two for the New Year. As we say goodbye to January, how are you doing on those goals? Have you already lessened your resolve? The important thing to remember about making attainable goals is to make them specific and measurable.
The New Year is upon us and it is time to improve on ourselves with resolutions. The New Year is a great opportunity to talk to your children about making resolutions to grow as a person, as well. Children can be very receptive to this idea and the younger you start getting them involved, the better.
Now might be a good time to buy a second home in Florida while prices are still affordable. Whether you're buying a single-family home or a condo, We Florida Financial offers a fixed rate mortgages for Florida home loans.
Home Equity Loans are an affordable and flexible source of funds for a variety of needs. Using Home Equity Loans for home improvement or remodeling projects means you are able to invest your money in the most beneficial place—your home.
Have you seen the commercial where the couple runs out to sweep the gutters, wash the dog and do everything possible to avoid a financial discussion? Looks familiar? It does to me. I, like many other adults, am guilty as charged. It’s just not pleasant to look at a spreadsheet. Let’s face it. It’s not cool. It’s not sexy.
Vehicle refinancing is an easy way to lower your monthly car payment while getting a little extra cash for your budget. At We Florida Financial, you can lower your interest rate by 1% or more and get a cash bonus of up to $250.
Service fees and fears over identity theft shouldn't scare you away from carrying plastic for good. Here are some compelling reasons why you should consider, or reconsider, getting a credit card if you don't have one yet:
Produced by Ann Davidson, VP of Risk Consulting at Allied Solutions
As the holidays approach, credit union employees and members must become increasingly aware of scams and identity theft and other forms of fraud. Combating fraud is easy when the credit union and member are fully aware of the types of scams and how to avoid them.
Personal loans are generally used for a variety of things like education, starting a business, going on a vacation or medical expenses. When looking for a personal loan, banks are usually the first stop people make. However, credit unions offer personal loans as well, often at lower rates and longer terms.
What does timing have to do with your home search? Should you hurry up and buy now, or wait? We Florida Financial’s First Time Home Buyer Program is perfect for people who are looking for affordable home financing, whether it’s now or later.
Compared to banks, credit unions have yet to catch up in terms of popularity. However, there are many benefits to becoming a member of a credit union. If you've ever wondered about how to join a credit union in your area, there are a few things to know about the basic requirements for membership.
When it comes to home financing, industry professionals are in a better position to help first time home buyers make informed decisions about a mortgage, loan, and other matters. Turn to us for help with either of the following home financing concerns: