Category Archives: Fox Valley Banking

6 Ways Millennials Can Gain Financial Independence from Mom & Dad

As we celebrate our country’s Independence this July, some young adults might be looking for a different kind of independence – financial freedom from Mom and Dad. Once they’ve ventured out on their own, many 20-somethings run into a harsh reality check when it comes to finances.   Here are a few tips to help […]

Offer Accepted, Time for an Appraisal

By: Chad Miller, AVP – Mortgage Lending Your offer was just accepted on a home you’re purchasing, and chances are, you’ll need an appraisal to secure your mortgage loan. You might be wondering why your lender requires this expensive report.   To determine the true value of a home, lenders are required to order a third […]