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Now’s your chance to own your own backyard and say goodbye to renting

Posted June 3, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom

Now’s your chance to own your own backyard and say goodbye to renting.

With interest rates still at historical lows, now might be the time to make owning your first home a reality. With a few simple steps, you could be well on your way to owning your own walls, backyard, home gym, and more. Lower interest rates mean you have more buying power when it comes to finding that just-right home and, if you’re pre-qualified for a mortgage, you can get there even sooner.

Big Financial Decisions

Posted June 3, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom

Big financial decisions.

Are wedding bells in your future? Here are the top four things you should discuss with your future spouse to get your finances ready to walk down the aisle.

What Kind of Boat Should You Buy?

Posted May 5, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom, Education

The breeze blowing in your hair, the warm sun on your face, the smell of sunscreen, and the sound of the water gently lapping around you. Sounds nice? Yeah, we thought so too.

Building your dream home

Posted April 29, 2021  |   Topics: Home Financing & Renovation, Wallet Wisdom, Mortgage

Steps to make building your dream home a reality.

Your careful planning and preparation and our low mortgage rates can help make building your own home a reality. But first, you’ll want to make sure you’re really ready by following these important steps.
You can also visit LMCU.org/FinancialWellness to learn even more or use our handy calculators to see what it will take to open the door to your new address.

What You Need to Know Before Applying for a Mortgage Loan

Posted April 2, 2021  |   Topics: Home Financing & Renovation, Wallet Wisdom, Mortgage

Spring is here and the housing market is booming! Purchasing a new home is on many people’s minds, maybe even yours. Before you jump feet-first into the home buying process, you may want to first learn about what is involved when applying and qualifying for a mortgage.

If you’re preparing to buy your first home, you can make the process easier by learning as much as you can about the mortgage process before you find your dream home. Knowing what to expect allows you to plan ahead and will help you find the loan program that best meets your financial situation.

 

How Technology can Help you Manage your Finances

Posted March 19, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom

All of us are seeking out ways to make being an adult a little easier. Managing your finances can be a chore, but you may be able to use technology to your advantage. Here are a few tips and tricks you may not be using yet that could help streamline your process.

Why Your Mortgage Loan Officer Matters

Posted February 22, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom, Mortgage

 

Navigating Unemployment Tax

Posted February 22, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom, Education

Tips for filing in 2021.

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year. Tax season! For many, 2020 was a unique year that brought some unpredicted changes. If one of those changes was a period of unemployment, you’re not alone! Here are a few tips on how to navigate what you may owe Uncle Sam this year.

Is now the time for you to refinance?

Posted February 5, 2021  |   Topics: Home Financing & Renovation, Wallet Wisdom, Mortgage

Find out by asking yourself these questions first.

Better Budgeting

Posted January 6, 2021  |   Topics: Wallet Wisdom

LMCU Budget Tool: All Your Finances, All in One Place.


When you're juggling checking and savings accounts, loan payments, retirement savings, and more, it can be easy to lose sight of your overall financial health. That's why LMCU offers its members FREE access to the budget tool, an easy-to-use tool where you can view your entire financial portfolio in one place.