Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Save This Winter
Savings, Debt Management, Budgeting

4 Easy Ways to Save This Winter

December 9, 2021 Arbor Financial Credit Union
Old Man Winter has arrived in Michigan, bringing us colder temperatures, sparkling snow, and howling winds. Follow these easy four tips to make the winter season less stressful on your wallet and more budget friendly.

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Continue reading With Mortgage Rates So Low, Is Now a Good Time to Refinance?
There’s no doubt mortgage rates are at an all-time low, and many people are using these low rates to refinance their homes. In the first half of 2021, borrowers saved over $2,800 annually in mortgage payments by refinancing, according to research by Freddie Mac. There are many reasons to refinance your home loan; continue reading to find out if refinancing may be the right option for you.
 

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Continue reading Would You Like To Be Debt-Free In 7 Years?
What would you do if you didn't have a house payment? Save more for retirement? Increase your savings or emergency fund? Pay for your children's college? If this sounds alluring, then consider refinancing your home to a 7-year mortgage.

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Continue reading 4 Tips to Stress-Free Holiday Spending
The holiday season is right around the corner, a time for festivities, cheer, and reunions with family and friends. But as we deck the halls or spin the dreidel, many of us will have something else on our mind: money. With a budget, a holiday spending fund, smart use of credit, honest limits, and protected information, you can make your holiday season more like a Hallmark special and less like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

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Continue reading How to Choose a Checking Account
Debt Management, Checking

How to Choose a Checking Account

September 26, 2021 Arbor Financial Credit Union
A checking account is one of the basic building blocks of our financial lives. For most of us, a checking account is where we put the money we rely on to get through the day, the week, the month, and beyond.

Credit unions, banks, and other financial institutions offer a wide variety of checking accounts. Whether it’s your first time opening an account, or you’re looking for a new one, it pays to shop around.

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