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Credit Unions Vs Banks

2/12/2021

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Credit Unions Vs. Banks

Both banks and credit unions typically provide similar services such as checking accounts and savings accounts, so why choose a credit union?

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Making Sense of Savings Accounts

7/15/2019

stacked coinsMaking Sense of Savings Accounts

Trying to make sense of savings options can be confusing, but once you know what your goals and options are, then the decision of where to put your money will be easier. At FreeStar Financial there are 4 basic savings options to choose from: savings accounts, rewards checking accounts, money management account, and certificates of deposit (CDs).

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How can I improve my score?

2/15/2019

couple meeting with bankerHow can I improve my score?

If your credit score isn’t where you want it to be, what can you do to improve it? First, know that your score will change over time due to your financial activity and payment history. Understanding what impacts your credit score will help you navigate the path to increasing it.

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Why December might be your best time to buy a new auto

12/18/2018

guy in carWhy December might be your best time to buy a new auto

According to an article in the November/December 2018 AAA Living magazine, the best time to buy a car may be December. Here are some tips on getting the best deal...

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4 Safety Tips for Online Banking

9/14/2018

online banking on mobile phone4 Safety Tips for Online Banking

Online banking saves you time and gives you the flexibility to do your banking anywhere and anytime. To maximize your online banking here are some tips to make sure you keep your information safe and secure.

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Advantages of a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

3/9/2019

Advantages of a HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)roofers

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow money against the equity (or value) in your home. Equity is the difference between the value of your home and the amount owed on your home.

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7 Key Steps to Buying a Home

11/16/2018

young couple bought house7 Key Steps to Buying a Home

Buying a home is a big deal and can be quite scary. FreeStar Financial Credit Union understands that and is here to help you every step of the way. Are you getting ready to buy a new home? Here is a list of seven key steps to consider to help you prepare.

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