How to Determine if You Should Refinance Your Mortgage

How to Determine if You Should Refinance Your Mortgage

If you’re a homeowner and haven’t refinanced your mortgage yet, you may wonder what the process is or if it makes sense for you to refinance with rates as low as they are. As a new homeowner, I’ve wondered the same, and sat down with my friendly Webster banker, Belinda Greco, to learn about the [...]

The Six C’s of Credit

The Six C’s of Credit

If you’re applying for a personal or business loan, it’s good to know the criteria that lenders look for, which is based upon a variety of qualities. Banks and lenders use these “Six C’s of Credit” to assess your loan application. If you’re about to apply for a loan – or you know someone who [...]

Three Easy Tips to Make Saving Fun

Three Easy Tips to Make Saving Fun

After paying all my bills, I opened my email to find a sale on sandals for spring. They are so pretty and shiny…what’s a spender to do? If you’re like me, you may need some creative ideas to help you save what’s left of your paycheck after the bills are paid. Here are some simple [...]

An Opportunity for a Second Chance

An Opportunity for a Second Chance

When I was younger I witnessed a friend making a lot of financial mistakes. She maxed out her credit cards and overdrew her checking account multiple times, all before the tender age of 25. Eventually her bank had to close her account, and credit cards were canceled. Having to rely on a check-cashing store, she [...]

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