Daily Archives January 27, 2015

STCU My Life, My Money Workshop Protect Your Credit Score

Home mortgage rates

Do you have bad credit? Are you struggling to get a mortgage or loan? Fear not! The STCU is offering a free workshop on how to manage your credit. You’ll learn how to:

  • Look up your credit
  • Find out how your credit is determined
  • Identify and fix errors on your report
  • Improve your credit
  • Make the most of your credit score

Cleaning up your credit history and fixing errors on your credit report are two important ways to establish good credit. Having good credit will mean lower interest rates. The STCU: Protect Your Credit Score Workshop will occur on:
Wednesday, February 11 – South Hill
Noon – 1 p.m.
South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St.
A light lunch will be served. Hope to see you

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Great Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

Independent living facilities

If you have any older people in your family and you are thinking about their safety as they get older, you may find yourself wondering about the benefits and drawbacks of independent living vs assisted living. This isn’t an easy question and requires consideration of many different factors. About seven in 10 American adults over the age of 65 will need long term care, which means that there are definitely a lot of options available to fill this need. About 900,000 senior citizens currently live in senior living communities in the United States.

When thinking about independent living vs assisted living, you should consider senior living costs and the different services they provide. About 41 states across the coun

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