Author Archive: Samantha Weber

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What Is Financial Aid for College?

[ 0 ] March 31, 2020 |
What Is Financial Aid for College?

Today’s skyrocketing college tuition prices mean most families can’t afford the whole bill on their own. Financial aid can help fill in the gaps. Here we explain everything you need to know about it, including: What is Financial Aid? Types of Financial Aid Which Form of Financial Aid is Best? How to Qualify for Financial Aid […]

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What to Do If Your Income Is Interrupted or Lost Unexpectedly: 5 Financial Steps to Take If You Can’t Work

[ 0 ] March 30, 2020 |
What to Do If Your Income Is Interrupted or Lost Unexpectedly: 5 Financial Steps to Take If You Can’t Work

As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., people all over the country are beginning to feel its financial impact. For the first time since the 1960s, people potentially exposed to the coronavirus are being asked to quarantine themselves. Businesses, schools, childcare centers and other institutions are taking steps such as closing offices or transitioning to remote […]

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What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

[ 0 ] March 23, 2020 |
What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

Your credit score can affect your life in a lot of ways, from whether you are eligible for a loan or credit card, or qualified for a security clearance. If your credit score has fallen or you want to improve your credit score, these tips can get you started. What is a Credit Score? A credit […]

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Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines

[ 0 ] March 16, 2020 |
Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information. The emails and posts may be promoting awareness and prevention tips, and fake information about cases in […]

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Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit

[ 0 ] February 3, 2020 |
Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit

Your three-digit credit score will fall when a lender checks your credit reports or credit score, right? And if several lenders all check your credit during the same two-week period, the negative impact on your credit score will be even worse, right? Not necessarily. Sometimes your score doesn’t budge after lenders check your credit. And […]

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Buying Your First Car

[ 0 ] December 30, 2019 |
Buying Your First Car

Purchasing your first car is a big step towards independence, and a milestone in your adult life. It is an exciting experience, but it’s also an investment that brings responsibility and preparation. Avoid unnecessary stress by planning with these simple tips to organize a budget. So get ready to make the leap, and purchase your […]

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How to Pick a Tablet that’s Just Right

[ 0 ] December 12, 2019 |
How to Pick a Tablet that’s Just Right

There is a sea of electronics when shopping for a tablet, whether it be for you or someone else. It can be overwhelming when deciding on a purchase as pricey as this. There are a few ways to figure out what tablet is best for you. What will you be using it for, what other […]

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Congratulations to our superstar, Emily Griffin!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2019 |
Congratulations to our superstar, Emily Griffin!

Emily Griffin, our Supervisor of Compliance and Accounting, has recently been highlighted in a Country News Network article by Wes Lind and Patrick Smith. We are honored to present their article here as well, and we are grateful to have such a dedicated woman as a member of our staff.   Griffin’s winding career path […]

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