Help for Home Buyers - Do You Need Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?
As a home buyer, understanding mortgage insurance options is just as important as obtaining the right loan program and interest rate. Scott Dillon, VP Mortgage Region Manager, talks about why home buyers should know about Private Mortgage Insurance!
Tyus’ Tips for Cruising
Planning your first cruise can be overwhelming. Tyus Webb, our Assistant Manager at our East Branch, decided to share what's she's learned after taking nearly a dozen cruises. Here are some tips from an experienced cruiser to help make planning your next cruise a breeze!
How to Handle Stress
Whether it’s dealing with your taxes and finances that has you feeling worried or something else life has thrown your direction, we have some insightful information and tips to help you identify and cope with the things causing you stress.
Rent or Buy?
Wondering if you should rent or buy your next home? Scott Dillon, our VP Mortgage Regional Manager, shares some interesting statistics that you'll want to know before you decide!
How to Prepare to Buy a Home - You've Got This!
We’ve put together a list of what you can start working on now to help make the home buying process easier for you!
Using Leverage as a Tool
Eric Flick, VP Commercial Lending Officer, gives a rundown on how a business can use leverage as a tool to help reach economic returns.
Why Commercial Interest Rates are Going Up
Eric Flick, one of Marine Bank's Commercial Lending Officer's, explains why commercial interest rates are rising.
Do You Need to Escrow for Taxes and Insurance?
Wondering if you have to escrow for taxes and insurance? You’re not the only person to ask about this. This is a common question from borrowers and our Mortgage Lender, Greg Tally, has the answer for you!
Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck - Adulting 101
Do you get to see your paycheck after all of your monthly bills are paid? If you answered no, don't worry because you are part of 78% of us who feel the same. Living paycheck to paycheck is stressful. Read our tips to break the cycle and start enjoying your paycheck.
Millennial Budgeting - Adulting 101
"A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went." Dave Ramsey is right. As a millennial, you may think budgets are boring, but the time to take control of your finances is now. Build your budget and control your cash instead of letting it control you!