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Peak Advice from the Keller Williams Realty: The 5280 Home Team

Peak Advice from the Keller Williams Realty: The 5280 Home Team
Purchasing and selling a home can be a difficult and at times an emotional process. Countless hours are spent searching for the perfect home, there is much financial stress, compromises are made, and mistakes happen that could have often been avoided. Read this post to get real-world advice from the experts at Keller Williams Realty

Teach Your Little Owls to Fly with Money Talks

Teach Your Little Owls to Fly with Money Talks
The first step to teaching your kids about money is talking about money.

Millennials Want Small, Affordable Houses

Millennials Want Small, Affordable Houses
A lot of people think young people won’t ever buy a home. Only 33% of people between the ages of 25 and 29 own a home—lower than previous generations. But recent surveys have found that millennials are finally starting to enter the market—albeit slowly.

How Much to Withhold in Taxes

How Much to Withhold in Taxes
The average tax refund is more than $2,000. While it may seem awesome to get that big check in the mail, it's an indication that you may be overwithholding.

Tax Filing Basics

Tax Filing Basics
As Benjamin Franklin once said “ in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” For first-timers, filing taxes can be especially daunting. Read on to learn the basics about the process from TurboTax and NerdWallet, and how we at Fitzsimons can help make filing taxes a less stressful task for our members.

Celebrate 2017 By Focusing on Saving

Celebrate 2017 By Focusing on Saving
As the year draws to a close, we start to reflect on the accomplishments of the passing months and set goals for the days ahead. Saving money is often at the top of the list when creating these goals. With that in mind, here are some great tips to kick-off your New Year savings plan and reach your financial goals throughout 2017.

Paving the Road to Financial Stability: Developing the Habits for Success

Paving the Road to Financial Stability: Developing the Habits for Success
Financial stability does not happen overnight, but it is within reach with some careful planning and lifestyle adjustments. The road to financial security begins with living within one’s means, developing a cushion for unplanned expenses, paying down debt, and saving for the future.

Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving

Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. Last year Thanksgiving food prices hit an all-time high in 2015. That means you could blow a chunk of your holiday budget before you even get to the pumpkin pie.

Steps to Start a New Business

Steps to Start a New Business
Are you interested in starting a small business but are unsure how to finance your endeavor? Starting a business is a process that involves many aspects including securing finances, determining a legal structure, finding a location and much more. Fitzsimons Credit Union has put together a few simple steps that will help you begin the road to owning a small business and explain your best option for financing.

Building a Credit Score From Scratch

 Building a Credit Score From Scratch
Young adults starting out on their own, or recent immigrants, or others who just haven’t had a chance to build up their credit often bump into a cold fact of financial life: Having no credit history can limit your options just as much as having bad credit does. Lenders, rental offices and insurance companies use your financial track record to judge how likely you are to pay debts and bills — and if you're a blank slate, you're generally considered a risk.

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