Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Renting versus owning – how to determine which is right for you Choosing whether to own or rent a home is a big decision. The “right” answer for you will be deeply personal, based on a few key considerations that we will explore below. 1. Examine your personal values A good place to start is…

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Nastassia’s Story: I See Brightness in My Future

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Meet Nastassia, a mother of five and an immigrant from Jamaica who has been living in New York since 2009. What do you do? Right now I’m not working. I had an injury when I was pregnant with my last child, so I’m at home. My fiancé just started at a new job at a…

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Meet Your Fellow Savers

At the beginning of your journey with SaverLife, we asked you about your goals. Here’s what you and your fellow savers said! EARN Savers have big goals! YES, we do! (I’m saving too!) I’m not at all surprised that housing is at the top of our “goals” list. That makes perfect sense! Buying a home…

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4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse

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Even if you are doing all you can to manage your money, we know there are some circumstances where your bank, job, or landlord may be taking advantage of you. These situations can be financial land mines, so it’s crucial to know your rights and get help if you need it. Let’s take a look…

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