Category Archives: Personal Finance

Closing Costs Q&A

With mortgage rates still relatively low and the regional housing market bouncing back, we’re getting more than our average number of questions related to closing costs (sometimes called settlement costs), the most common of which is, “What will closing costs run me?” We’ll take care of that one right off the bat: the rule of […]

Features & Benefits of Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards

The idea behind credit and debit cards is simple: replace the need to carry around your cash with a smaller, more secure, and more convenient piece of plastic. It seems simple enough, right? If that’s the case, then why does it have to be so complicated when it comes down to choosing one?   With […]