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UCB Travel Tips

Getting out of town this weekend? Here’s a game plan to conquer the long weekend without losing your cool! Traffic Tamers: Outsmart the Rush Be a Time Traveler (sort of): Ditch the peak travel times. Aim for early morning or late-night drives to avoid the Friday afternoon and Monday madness. Navigation Ninja: Traffic apps are […]

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Budgeting 101

budgeting 101

Are you ready to learn how to budget? We are excited to partner with Elevate OTC to bring Budgeting 101 to you! This course will help set you up so you’re not worried about making it to the end of the month! Our goal is to share basic budgeting tips that everyone can use, no […]

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New Construction Road Map

Building Your Dream Home: A Roadmap for Building your Dream Home Congratulations! You’re embarking on an exciting journey – building your dream home! This might feel overwhelming, especially for first-time builders. But fear not! Here’s a roadmap to guide you through the process, keeping you on the well-worn path and away from misinformation. Here is […]

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United Community Bank Offers 6 Tips to Save for a Down Payment

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When considering buying a home, the down payment you put upfront plays a major role in your future housing expenses. UCB is highlighting six tips to help you cut the extra costs and save a substantial amount for your down payment. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the amount you save can greatly influence […]

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To Buy or Not to Buy: 5 Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Your First Home

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In recognition of American Housing Month, United Community Bank is highlighting five questions first-time buyers should consider before purchasing a home. UCB encourages consumers to consider these questions before beginning their housing quest: How much money do you have saved up?​ Start with an evaluation of your financial health. Figure out how much money you […]

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