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May Topic of the Month … Preparing for a Loan

So, you are thinking about a new car or a vacation. How do you get the funds you need? Where do you start? Many consumers jump into the process without a plan, but that can be surprisingly costly. A few simple steps can help you qualify for a better rate and save you a lot of money. This month, we will review a few key elements that can make your loan process less painful, as well as more beneficial for you and your household budget. We'll be covering how to …  

  • check your credit report,
  • challenge mistakes or errors on the report,
  • build your credit and comparison shopping for loans, and
  • ensure success in the loan process with some tips.

Visit our website throughout the month of May, and use our Resource List as we look at how to prepare for a loan. We also have regular consumer information on the topic of the month on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Feel free to share them with your own audiences.

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