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Mortgage rates are stabilizing but that may not be enough to help house hunters

by Casey Quinlan, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 7, 2023 Home prices are cooling off and mortgage rates fell last week, but the fallout from recent bank closures could continue to make it hard for some Americans to buy homes, economists say.  Mortgage rates fell to 6.32% for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage, Freddie Mac data released March […]

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Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union has been making a difference in Wisconsin since 1937. Members come first at Educators. From basic savings and checking accounts to loans and financial education, Educators has everything you need for your banking needs. Educators Credit Union Hours of operation (may vary by branch): Monday – Friday. . .8:30 a.m. – 5 […]

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College Savings Month Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education

Let’s face it, saving for higher education can feel overwhelming at times. Many parents have concerns about the rising cost of college and the impact of student loan debt. Others may wonder about the best financial tools to help achieve their college savings goals. To help address these questions, the College Savings Plan Network established […]

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Basic Financial Terms Everyone Should Know

Listening to financial professionals can often feel like hearing a foreign language. The terms used and their perceived complexity keep many interested people standing on the sidelines – but these terms are usually a lot more straightforward than you think. Below, we’ve compiled a list of financial terms everyone should know. You’ll probably be vaguely […]

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