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Set Up the Sale

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Selling a home is never exactly easy, even in a seller’s market. There’s a lot of stress and confusion about the best way to get your house marketed and into contract. Those hoping for a quick, financially exciting sale years ago sought to increase their house’s “curb appeal.” Now, thanks to the Internet, your best strategy for selling your house is to maximize its online appeal.

Mortgage Rates Remain Low

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Fortunately for those hoping to still refinance, mortgage rates remain low. Here are 5 reasons to consider refinancing your home in 2017.

How to talk about finances

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Arguing with your significant other about money? You’re not alone. Nearly half of couples in long-term relationships admit to fighting over their finances, according to new research from The Cashlorette. Although it takes some work, getting on the same page about finances with your partner is necessary in the long haul — and some things you learn in the short haul (even on the first date) can be a red flag.

Wedding Wonders

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Getting invited to a wedding comes with plenty of questions, chief among them “Am I going?” and “How much should I spend on the gift?”. Before deciding what to get the newlyweds, consider the following information.

The Coin Counter

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Gone are the days of bringing your piggy bank to your local financial institution to have your coins counted – that is, unless you belong to Mill City CU. Not only is this a service we still happily offer, we don’t charge members any additional fees.

Golden Steps

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If you’re in your 20s or even 30s, retirement might seem like it’s a million years away. However, two things in life are certain: You will pay taxes and you will age. So if your golden years are unavoidable, you should be thinking about how you’ll be able to afford them when you’re no longer working (or at least no longer working as much).

Money Can Buy Happiness - When You're Using It to Save Time

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Picture yourself doing the chore you dread the most. It could be laundry, grocery shopping, mowing the lawn or cooking dinner after a long day of work. Now, paint a different picture this time going for a walk with a friend, reading a book or talking to your kids — while someone else takes on your chores. You’re smiling, aren’t you?

Buying a Used Car 101

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New isn’t always better — especially when it comes to the used car market right now. Here’s what you need to do to swing the best deal.

Add Thousands To Your Home's Selling Price

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These days, you don’t have to walk outside to find a heat wave. You can just read the headlines about the housing market. According to the National Association of Retailers, sales of existing homes and new homes are at nine- and seven-year highs, respectively, and both are expected to continue to rise. Clearly, it’s a seller’s game. But there are still ways to pad your pocket. Consider: paint.