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Mortgage Q&A: What are Mortgage Points and Should I Pay Them?

Mortgage points are fees lenders charge in exchange for a lower interest rate.

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Going on Vacation? Take Bell with You!

Here are 5 of the best mobile features to use on vacation this summer.

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7 Ways to Prep Your Home Before Vacation

This departure list is sure to get your home shipshape so you can enjoy a worry-free vacation.

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Why Do I Need a Financial Advisor if I Watch the Stock Market?

There’s so much more to your financial plan than your current investment mix.

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What Makes for a Well-Thought-Out Retirement Plan?

There are five main components to a well-thought-out retirement plan.

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Checking vs. Savings: Why Have Both?

It’s possible to keep all of your money in one place, but that might not be the best strategy.

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How to Manage Your Money After Graduation

With a list of uncertainties, it’s easy for new grads to feel overwhelmed. We’re here to help!

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Post-Wedding 101: How to Organize Your Finances

Use this checklist to get organized at Bell Bank after the big day.

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Cryptocurrency Fraught with Risks, Challenges

Cryptocurrency (digital “money” like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple) has been getting a lot of attention.

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Money On-The-Go: 5 Times Popmoney Comes in Handy

Popmoney eliminates the need to carry cash or have your checkbook handy when you need to pay someone personally. Here are 5 situations where Popmoney could come in handy.

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Major Tax Law Changes Explained

Major changes to the tax law should mean lower income tax bills for many next year.

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Update Your Dream Home, and Roll Costs into Your Mortgage

Bell Bank Mortgage has a new flexible option to help update your current home or a home you are looking to buy.

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4 Things to Consider When Buying a Starter Home

Ready to buy your first home? Here are four things to consider when buying your starter home.

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7 Financial Planning Basics Everyone Should Have

Everyone should have some sort of financial plan. But it doesn’t have to be complicated, and it doesn’t have to be a lot of work.

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