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Millennials: Rethink Credit vs. Debit

Millennials: Rethink Credit vs. Debit There is a generational divide when it comes to shopping: A CreditCards.com survey indicates that boomers and millennials both choose plastic, but for the older cohort the word is “credit,” and for the younger it is “debit.” Do millennials need to rethink credit vs. debit? Both systems work well but […]

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Pros and Cons of College Payment Strategies- Part 2

What Are Your College Payment Strategies? Are you or a family member on the cusp of making college attendance decisions? Or have you already decided? So, how will college expenses, tuition, room and board, books and incidentals, living expenses, how will they be paid? What college payment strategies do you have today? In Central Oregon […]

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Pros and Cons of College Payment Strategies- Part 1

College Payment Decisions Are you or a family member on the cusp of making college attendance decisions?  Or have you already decided?  So how will college expenses, tuition, room and board, books and incidentals, living expenses…how will they be paid? Do your have any college payment strategies? In Central Oregon we have great options where […]

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10 Smart Money Moves for Your 20s

10 Smart Money Moves for Your 20s If you’re in your 20s, you have a financial asset money can’t buy–time. And time makes your money grow. Making some smart money moves in your 20s pays off now and in the future. Here’s a list of 10 Smart Money Moves for Your 20s: 1. Set financial […]

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Timing Your Trade-In

The combination of time of year and new-car promotions on the same model you’re driving can mean thousands of dollars of difference on your trade-in. The difference made by timing your trade-in can be significant. Used Car Values Can Drop Used-car values drop more swiftly late in the year. New models have just appeared, while […]