Keeping your finances safe with first responder loans

First responders make up a large portion of our local and national populations. According to the Department of Homeland Security, there are over one million firefighters in the U.S., 750,000 of which are volunteers. Local police departments are made up of approximately 556,000 full-time employees and sheriffs' offices house 291,000 workers. In addition, there are…

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How the government shutdown affected access to home loans

On Jan. 25, 2019, President Donald Trump reopened the government, sending millions of US federal employees back to work. The mortgage industry is closely associated with multiple federal agencies, limiting access to certain government-sponsored mortgage services. Delays in FHA processes During the shutdown, borrowers seeking home loans from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) experienced extended…

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