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Finance Tips Snowbirds

Finance Tips for Snowbirds

To ensure owning a vacation home is as relaxing as you imagined, protect your finances and your assets with advice that’s evergreen. Rent Before You Buy  Many people who are scouting a second home are dazzled by a beautiful locale and sign their savings away too quickly. They end up trying to make it back […]

Stress Free Home Moving Day

Tips to a Stress-Free Moving Day

When you’re emotionally drained, it pulls focus from the many urgent details that need attention when moving. Between hunting for a home that meets your needs for budget AND location AND space…stress continues to pile on as you adjust to your new commute, job, and roommates. With these moving preparations, you can put your energy […]

Discovering Your Home Buying Power

Discovering Your Buying Power

Whether you’re seeking the old-world charm of a rustic chateau or a trendy designer model, you should know what type of home you are eligible to pursue. With good financial sense and the right home loan advice, chances are your dream home may be within your reach. Read more on how you can determine your […]

Credit Score Inquiries

What’s the Difference Between Hard and Soft Inquiries?

At the bottom of your credit report, you’ll often notice credit inquiries made by companies. Is the list long? Are the dates close together? Are you in need of more credit? It’s okay. We’ll help you learn the types of credit inquiry and how to minimize them. What Is a Hard Inquiry? When you apply […]

Financial Benefits Owning a Home

Why Owning a Home Makes Financial Sense

In the debate of owning vs. renting, why have experts agreed that paying a mortgage is the smarter money move? On a national basis, buying a home is 37.7 percent cheaper than renting. Your location and type of home (and the length of your mortgage terms) will all influence cost, but owning a home makes […]

Eagle’s 30-Day Financial Cleanse

What is the 30-Day Financial Cleanse? It’s simple. For 30 consecutive days, you will make small changes to your lifestyle to help you save money. If you commit to this financial cleanse you will save money, enhance your credit score and start saving for dream purchases. Get started by printing out our 30-Day Financial Cleanse Calendar!  […]

What is a Credit Specialist?

Between rising education costs, increased cost of living and inflation, it’s no surprise that many Americans are in debt. A high amount of debt is typically accompanied by a low credit score. This means higher loan interest rates and premiums that can rack up a huge bill in the long-term. In addition, bad credit (lower […]

Budgeting 50/30/20

The Golden Rule of Budgeting

Buying a home is a momentous and exciting investment, but it’s one that usually comes with anticipated sacrifices. Namely, budgeting. It can be an overwhelming learning experience if you don’t strategize properly. So, what is the best way to structure your saving and spending when you don’t have much experience in the world of personal […]

Credit Report EHM

Credit Report Got You Down? Big Changes May Bring a Boost This Summer.

Some big changes are on the way when it comes to your credit report– and they may just work in your favor! The three major credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion – have come to an agreement with 31 state attorney generals to change the way they look at collections and how they affect […]

Budgeting Eagle Home Mortgage

Budgeting: Where to Start and How to Stay on Track

We all know that we should be budgeting, but how many of us actually do? According to studies, only one in three Americans. For many, creating a budget can seem overwhelming. With pop-up expenses and numerous categories to break down, it can seem almost impossible to nail down a consistent plan to stay within your […]