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Our articles about saving, investing, money management and overall good common sense.

Common Questions on VA Loans

If you are a veteran, you have no reason to apply for any other type of loan. Understand your VA Loan options before you choose a path.

Metrics Assessed by Mortgage Providers

If you are thinking about securing or getting pre-approved for a mortgage, it is helpful to understand what lenders will look at as they evaluate your financial profile to assess your creditworthiness.

What is a VA Loan

The VA offers housing-related programs to help qualified veterans or their eligible surviving spouses buy, build, repair, retain or adapt a home for personal occupancy.

A Few Savings FAQ's

Do you have a basic question about access to savings and basic savings products? You might find the answer here.