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Tax Refunds and Financial Goals

Tax Refunds and Financial Goals

If you’re like most people, you dread tax season. But if you’re expecting a tax refund, you may have something to look forward to. If there’s extra money coming your way from the IRS, you may be able to pay off some debt, build an emergency fund using a high-interest savings account, or work with a financial advisor to set investing and retirement goals.

Protect Your Furry Friends and Secure a Better Future

Protect Your Furry Friends and Secure a Better Future

If there is a certain four-legged furry ball of energy running around your house that you love and cherish, chances are you already know how easily vet bills can add up. With a solid pet insurance plan in place, you’ll better protect your wallet from a hefty, unexpected vet hospital charge, AND ensure that Fido gets the treatment to keep him happy and healthy.

Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

2024 may be your year to buy a home! As mortgage rates have soared, people who already own homes have been reluctant to sell. If you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it your own. Before you get too far down the path, there are some key things to keep in mind.

Core Code Ambassador Spotlight: Tami Matousek

Core Code Ambassador Spotlight: Tami Matousek

Core Bank employees can be nominated by their peers as a Core Code Ambassador recognized with a Core Code Award when they demonstrate our Recipe for Awesome while making a positive impact on the Core Bank culture. Tami Matousek, Director of Brand & Marketing, was recognized as our newest Core Code Ambassador!

Polar Plunge 2024: Be Bold Get Cold with the Nebraska Special Olympics

Polar Plunge 2024: Be Bold Get Cold with the Nebraska Special Olympics

Core Bank employees, friends, and family were “chilled” as they gathered on Saturday, February 10th, at Lake Zorinsky to partake in another year of the Special Olympics Nebraska’s Polar Plunge. There were over 892 plungers with all teams combined and over 50 on the Core Bank team. The water was frigid, but everyone’s excitement and adrenaline kept people running toward the goal of reaching the buoy mannequin into the cold waters and back to land.

Poverty Awareness Month: Core Bank Supporting the Community

Poverty Awareness Month: Core Bank Supporting the Community

Did you know that the U.S. ranks second highest in poverty rates among its peer countries? January’s Poverty Awareness Month is about taking an opportunity to learn more about this social ill, raise awareness among others, and understand how everyone can help. People are more inclined to participate in efforts to end such issues, and while their efforts alone might not be enough for complete eradication, awareness is an important first step.

HomeReady Loan Options for New Homebuyers

HomeReady Loan Options for New Homebuyers

Many new homebuyers out there don’t know about HomeReady Mortgage. The Fannie Mae HomeReady Mortgage is designed for home buyers who don’t fall into typical lending approval guidelines. For those unable to commit to the standard 20% down payment, there are two notable mortgages available through government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.

Financial To-Do List for January

Financial To-Do List for January

Whether or not you made any New Year’s resolutions for 2024, you may want to work your way through this financial to-do list. No diet or exercise is required, and you only have to take a few steps to improve your financial health and security.

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