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    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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    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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    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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    The Difference Between APR and Interest Rates

    Understanding the difference between mortgage APR and interest rates will help you choose the offer that’s right for you.

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  • Couple putting sold sign in front of their new home

    What Should First-Time Homebuyers Know About Closing Costs?

    What should first-time homebuyers know about closing costs before buying their first home? Cornerstone Bank offers discounts for first-time home buyers.

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    Why You Should Refinance Your Home in the New Year

    Refinancing your home can help save you money in the long run and allow you to change anything about your current loan you do not like. Is now the right time to finance you home?

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