Financial Wellness

Down payment got you down? Is the thought of savings scary? Fear not! Here we’ve got everything you need to understand how to make sure your finances are in great shape to qualify for a home loan.

Hard Pull vs. Soft Pull on Credit: What You Need to Know

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Hard Pull vs. Soft Pull on Credit:...

Discover how soft and hard credit pulls affect your score and how to manage them

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Military Appreciation Month: Fiscal Fitness on Deployment

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Military Appreciation Month: Fiscal...

Deploy fiscally fit! Budget, leverage benefits, and stay on top of your money.

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Military Appreciation Month: Buying While Serving

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Military Appreciation Month: Buying...

Active-duty members don't have to wait until retirement to buy their first home.

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What Is House Hacking? Turn Property Into Profit

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What Is House Hacking? Turn Property...

This guide explores house hacking pros and cons, strategies, and property types.

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4 Ways To Lower Your Monthly Utility Bills

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4 Ways To Lower Your Monthly Utility...

We've got money-saving tips for eco-friendly homeownership.

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Can You Roll Closing Costs Into Your Mortgage?

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Can You Roll Closing Costs Into Your...

Rolling closing costs into your loan is possible, but it has a downside.

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6 Ways Closing Costs Can Be Lowered

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6 Ways Closing Costs Can Be Lowered...

Significantly cut closing costs and save big on your upcoming home purchase.

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12 Months of Saving for a New Home

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12 Months of Saving for a New Home...

Save all year long and finance the home of your dreams.

6 min read

What Credit Qualifications Do Lenders Require?

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What Credit Qualifications Do Lenders...

Good credit is critical. See what lenders want and how to better manage debt.

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Hurdles to Homeownership: The Down Payment

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Hurdles to Homeownership: The Down...

There are many flexible options that can help you conquer the down payment.

3 min read

How Student Debt Impacts Your Chance at Buying a Home

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How Student Debt Impacts Your Chance...

Can you buy a home as soon as you graduate? We've got the answers to the test.

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The Annual Mortgage Review: Why You Need One

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The Annual Mortgage Review: Why You...

Your lender will see you now! Mortgage reviews are like a loan checkup.

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