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New Year, New Money Habits: Small Changes for Improving Your Financial Health

January 4, 2021

The New Year is a time for powerful new beginnings! Small changes in habits can improve your financial health. 

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Important 2020 Tax Year Considerations

December 15, 2020

This year has been a year like none other! As we prepare to leave 2020 behind and head into 2021, we want to share some important information to help you make the most of your money.


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Why Purchase Life Insurance?

September 2, 2020

We've all heard about the importance of having life insurance, but is it really necessary? Usually, the answer is "yes," but it depends on your specific situation. 

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Managing Debt

July 7, 2020

Most people have to borrow money at some point, and many struggle to pay it back. But debt is a burden that doesn't have to break the bank.

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Keeping Cool: Investment Strategy vs. Reaction

March 30, 2020

During difficult times, it’s important to tune out the noise. It's hard to do, especially in these times and with these market changes.

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Coronavirus - 5 Financial Tips

March 27, 2020

Although there is still a lot of uncertainty, there are steps you can take towards financial resiliency.  

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Refinancing Your Home

March 26, 2020

You might be one of many Americans who could benefit from refinancing your home.

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What to Do If Your Income is Interrupted or Lost Unexpectedly

March 24, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., people all over the country are beginning to feel its financial ripple effect.

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Coronavirus Market Concerns? Consider Past Health Crises

March 24, 2020

If recent volatility is causing you to consider cashing out of your stock holdings, it may be worthwhile to pause and put recent events into perspective, using history as a guide.

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Auto Loan Rates

February 21, 2020

You may have heard the saying, “It’s not the destination; it’s the journey.” We agree, and we want to help you on your car buying journey.

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5 Reasons To Get A Car Loan Pre-Approval

February 19, 2020

There are many decisions you have to make when purchasing a vehicle. The size, color, make, and model of your car, along with the dealership and financing company, are all critical choices.

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Auto Loans - Know Your Financing Options

February 5, 2020

Whether you want a used or new auto loan, have no credit or bad credit, or need to refinance your vehicle, there are special financing options available.

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What it Means to Finance A Car

January 29, 2020

Often, financing is the best option people have when purchasing a vehicle. In many cases, certain new or used cars are not affordable without it, but it does come with a certain level of responsibility for the borrower.

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8 Ways To Use Personal Loans in Athens, OH

November 25, 2019

As an Athens, OH resident, you might find yourself wanting or in need of a personal loan. It could be due to an emergency, a strategic financial move to consolidate debt, or because you want to finance a large purchase.

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New vs. Used Car Loans [A Guide]

November 25, 2019

When you’re ready to purchase a vehicle, there are many factors to consider. Car or truck. Sedan or coupe. Black or silver. New or used. With so many decisions to make, you don’t want not knowing whether you should select a new vs. used car to hold up the process.

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How To Get A Personal Loan [Step-By-Step Guide]

November 12, 2019

Whether you need to fund an emergency, a once in a lifetime adventure, or a large purchase, there are many reasons why taking out a personal loan is a great option.

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Best Personal Loan Rates & What Influences Them

October 25, 2019

When qualifying for a personal loan, two things matter most - the amount you are eligible for and your interest rate.

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How to Qualify for Low Interest Personal Loans

October 16, 2019

Whether you need to pay for an emergency, a once in a lifetime opportunity, or home project, you want a low-interest rate. If you get stuck with a high rate, the amount that you pay back is higher than what you'd expect.

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Small Personal Loan

September 18, 2019

There are many reasons to take out a personal loan. Unlike a car loan or a home loan, funds you receive can be earmarked to cover several types of expenses.  

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New Car Financing Guide

September 10, 2019

You found it. Your dream car. Now you just have to figure out how to pay for it.

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How To Get The Best Personal Loan

August 7, 2019

If you’ve never used a personal loan or it’s been a while, you’re in for a surprise: Today’s loans are not the one-size-fits-all options of the past. Now, you can get a personal loan to fit just about any financial need or situation. 

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Used Car Financing Guide

July 30, 2019

Choosing a used auto loan is a financial move that allows you to obtain a shorter term and lower monthly payments. Learn more in this used car financing guide.  

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Car Finance Options for Ohio University Staff & Students

July 1, 2019

Financing a vehicle is not a one size fits all process.
Depending on your specific needs and preferences, the car buying journey involves many variables and choices.

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Car Finance Resources

June 6, 2019

We’re here to make the process of financing a car as easy as possible. Whether you’re looking for user-friendly auto loan calculators to make estimating payments easier, or simply want auto finance tips from lending experts, you’ve come to the right place.

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Car Loans: How Much You Can Get Approved For

May 15, 2019

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is “how much car loan can I get approved for?” Knowing that information as you’re looking for the perfect vehicle is essential because it helps you narrow down your search.

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