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  • Man signing mortgage documents in front of a miniature house cutout.

    Mortgage Rate 101: Financing Your Dream Home

    If you’re worried about rising mortgage rates or unsure whether you should choose a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage, we can help!

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    Need More Reasons to Choose the ‘RITE’ Checking Account? We’ve Got You Covered

    It can be tempting to use your tax return on something fun like a vacation or shopping spree, but the money you get back from the government can be used to improve your financial situation.

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    Five Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Improve Your Finances

    While putting your tax return into savings may sound like a drag, you will thank yourself down the road.

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  • Group of business people shaking hands

    What We Look for When Lending to a Business

    Applying for a business loan? This is what we look for during the approval process.

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  • A replica house on a wooden table with a key lying next to it

    Be Aware: Fee Increases Set for Second Home and High-Balance Mortgages, but not at Cornerstone Bank.

    Are you planning on securing a second home or high-balance mortgage in the coming months? If so, it’s important to know that an increase in the fees charged on these loans are coming.

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  • A close up of a pen filling out the dollar amount portion of a check

    How to Spot Check Fraud

    Check fraud is a prevalent scam criminals use to take advantage of individuals. Learn the signs of check fraud and what you should do if you believe you have been given a fraudulent check.

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  • college student

    Six College Banking Moves for Back to School

    Are you or your child headed to college this fall? Learn the banking moves they should make before going back to school.

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  • couple in front of their new home

    National Homeownership Month

    Which housing loan will work best for you and your family?

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  • Parents puting their arms as a roof over their kids' heads

    The Basics of Home Equity

    Learn what home equity is, how you can grow it and how you can use it to your advantage.

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  • Parents and kids putting money in piggy bank

    8 Lessons to Teach Financial Literacy to Children

    Learn how you can help teach your child how to manage money and put them on the path to fiscal independence during National Financial Literacy Month.

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    8 Ways to Build and Maintain Your Credit Score

    Celebrate National Credit Education Month by learning how you can build and maintain your credit score.

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  • Woman at home evaluating her finances

    Ways to Alleviate Today’s Financial Stress

    Dealing with your finances can be stressful but with a few easy steps, you can get your finances in order and be on the road to better financial health.

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