5 Financial Questions and Answers

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What is a 401k? How much should you have saved in your emergency fund? What is a credit score? It’s never too early to start planning your future. Money can be complicated, and we are here to help. Too often, we try to rely on what our parents or teachers taught us, and typically, that […]

Memorial Day By The Numbers [Infographic]

Memorial Day 2019 Infographic of American flags

While many of us look forward to a nice, long weekend with family and friends, Memorial Day is about much more than that. Aside from hamburgers and cocktails, Memorial Day is a time for remembrance and reflection of the many American lives lost while serving our country. As you celebrate this weekend, be sure to […]

8 Things Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Cover

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Looking at the list, it may seem like homeowners insurance doesn’t cover anything at all, but that’s not true! Every policy is unique, so it’s important to discuss your coverage limits in detail with your agent. Homeowners insurance doesn’t cover most natural disasters, but dwelling coverage may help repay or rebuild your home if your […]

Should You Open a Health Savings Account?

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A health savings account, or HSA, is a type of saving account that allows you to set aside tax-deferred money for healthcare expenses. It’s essentially a retirement plan but for healthcare purposes. HSA’s can be a great option because you are in full control of the money in your account and since it’s tax-deferred, you’ll […]

Will My Credit Rating Change My Insurance Rates?

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Recently, we were asked this question by one of our Mason-McBride clients, and we thought we would share the answer with our readers. Many things go into homeowners and auto insurance rates, one of them being credit. We’ve heard a lot of complaints from people who don’t like the fact that insurance companies use credit […]

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