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Credit Scores...What do they mean!?!

We all hear a lot about credit scores and checking our credit and increasing our credit score but what does this all mean!?! Many of us struggle as we try to understand what the “credit score stuff” really includes and why does it matter. Yet, we all know it is a deciding factor for financial institutions when determining if we will receive a credit card or a loan.

2/12/19 (Tue)read more »

Happy New Year!

I love the start of a new year and the opportunities it brings. I am not one for resolutions, but certainly, use this time of year to assess. We all know nothing changes if nothing changes. Financial changes require goals, family discussion, and organization. Here are a few ideas to get you started in the new year.

1/10/19 (Thu)read more »


It’s that time of year again, Christmas! A time to focus on our fellow man, our family and The Child given to us in a manger. Or is it? Too many it’s a time to spend, spend, spend.

12/11/18 (Tue)read more »

How Congress Can Protect North Dakota’s Communities From Rising Interest Rates

North Dakota’s growing economy requires increased investments in education, health care, transportation, affordable housing and other infrastructure projects. Unfortunately, rising interest rates mean that our public institutions will incur higher costs to issue debt for these purposes, potentially impacting investments in things that support long-term economic growth.

11/16/18 (Fri)read more »

Keeping Your Online Information Safe

Our phones, iPad, and computers have changed our world. We shop online, pay our bills online and view personal and financial information online; but is it safe? Financial fraud is on the rise.

11/15/18 (Thu)read more »