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2021 GCB Pigskin Picks Week #12

2021 GCB Pigskin Picks Week #12

  2021 GCB Pigskin Picks Week #11 Winner: Theresa Martin, Legacy Building Solutions (3-wrong) Weekly prizes will be distributed by GCB in the upcoming week(s)OFFICIAL RULES Contest begins on Thursday, September 9, 2021 and ending Sunday,...

Phone Scams and Red Flags

Phone Scams and Red Flags

How to Recognize a Scam Recognizing a scam isn’t as hard as you may think, when you know what to look or listen for. Most scams have similar characteristics according to the Federal Trade Commission, which include the following red flags:Callers or...

Credit: The Good, The Bad, & How to Improve Your Score

Credit: The Good, The Bad, & How to Improve Your Score

Why Your Credit Score May Vary: There are three credit reporting agencies, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian – and when obtaining your personal credit score it is important to remember that while the information contained in each report tends to be...

How to Calculate the Break-Even Point on a Mortgage

How to Know When to Refinance Your Mortgage

4 Primary Considerations When Refinancing Will I still live in my current home for more than x-yrs? Will I remove my Private Mortgage Insurance or equivalent, by refinancing? Will I fund a home improvement or large expenditure in the near future?...

How to Calculate the Break-Even Point on a Mortgage

Is Refinancing the Best Step for You

What things should I consider to decide if refinancing is the right thing for me/us? How long do we plan to stay in our home? What is our current rate vs. today’s rates? Do we need to cash-out some equity? Will refinance eliminate our mortgage...