Banking

8 First-time home purchase loans and programs

Buying a home is so difficult that they should make it an Olympic event. It’s not just the paperwork; it’s the terminology, the fees and the number of people involved. It’s natural to want to take anything, sign everything, and go through the process as fast as possible. While this …

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Corpus Christi Employees Finance Service clients succeed

The Corpus Christi office staff for the employee finance department are Assistant Manager Samantha Hardin (left), client associates Blake Skelton and Lauren Valdez, and Office Manager (seated) Michelle Neville. Photo by Jane Kathleen Gregorio By Jane Kathleen Gregorio August 30, 2018 Employees Finance Service at Corpus Christi lives by its …

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Engage Grandparents Using Rewards Credit Cards

My son was my parents’ first grandchild. As such, they travel with us a lot, at least six times a year. While they may appreciate the occasional road trip, the nearly 800 mile drive from Ohio to Florida can be a bit tedious, while the cost of bi-monthly flights can …

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Why I like my Barclay AAdvantage Aviator Red Mastercard

the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® is, in some ways, a throwback to a bygone era of travel rewards credit cards – a simple co-branded card with a major airline that rewards you with an easy-to-understand motto: American Airlines AAdvantage Miles. It came with a great signup bonus when …

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5 things to know about the Brooks Brothers Platinum Mastercard

If you’d rather look dapper with 200-year-old clothier Brooks Brothers duds, his co-branded credit card might be right for you. Overall, the Brooks Brothers Platinum Mastercard® is a lousy rewards credit card for everyday use. But for followers of the Brooks Brothers brand, it has some chic perks for your …

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Hackers target your mobile banking app; You can fight

By 2021, millions of us will be banking on smartphones and tablets, researchers say. The number of mobile banking app users is expected to jump 53% over the next four years. So far, mobile banking has been a pretty secure experience. Mobile app breaches accounted for less than 3% of …

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Best credit cards for Priority Pass access

Priority Pass Select membership is one of those great travel benefits that has become more ubiquitous with the increase in the number of premium credit cards. Having access to more than 1,300 airport lounges around the world means having a quiet respite from busy airport terminals and enjoying free snacks, …

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