How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

Quick-what’s your credit score?

As a financially responsible individual, you should be checking your credit on a regular basis. You can do this by signing up for free credit monitoring on a reputable website like 

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All You Need To Know About Savings Certificates

All You Need To Know About Savings Certificates

If the lump under your mattress is getting uncomfortably big and you’re looking for a safer, more lucrative place to park your savings, look no further than Diamond Valley. As an institution that’s completely devoted to your financial wellness, we offer several secure options for savings, including Diamond Valley Regular Share Savings Accounts,

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Beware Car-Wrap Scams!

Beware Car-Wrap Scams!

Scammers never stop dreaming up new ways to con you out of your money-and reinventing old tricks that work. The fake-check scam is a tried-and-true scheme with dozens of variations. One such variation, the car-wrap scam, has recently become more widespread and successful.


Here’s all you need to know about the car-wrap scam and how you can protect yourself from becoming

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Don’t Get Scammed At The Gym!

Don’t Get Scammed At The Gym!

As soon as the calendar hits Jan. 2, the gyms are packed with people who are eager to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re one of the thousands of newbies making your way to fitness centers this month, beware of these five subtle scams that can end up thinning your wallet more than your physique.

The free trial

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Waging War Against Porch Pirates

Waging War Against Porch Pirates

Ahoy, mateys!


Holiday shopping season is upon us and your (not-so) friendly neighborhood porch pirates are gearing up to pilfer the holiday treasures being delivered to your doorstep.
We’ve all seen the familiar footage from a home security camera: a fish-eye view of a home’s front porch sporting a stack of smiling Amazon Prime boxes. An unexpected car pulls

Tags: packages, deliveries, holiday season, scams

All You Need To Know About Applying For FAFSA

All You Need To Know About Applying For FAFSA

 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your college-age child, it’s time to fill out those forms. The rules and deadlines can be confusing, but we’re here to help. We have answered all your questions on

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Should I Buy A House During The Holidays?

Should I Buy A House During The Holidays?

 

Q: I’m in the market for a new home and wondering if I should push off my search until after the holidays. Is it a good idea to buy a new home during Christmas?


A: While spring and summer tend to see the highest volume of home sales, it

Category: Home Buying
Tags: mortgage, shopping, home, holidays, winter

All You Need To Know About Home Loans

All You Need To Know About Home Loans

Here at Diamond Valley, we provide a variety of products and services to meet your specific financial needs and in the most ideal ways possible. One such example is our home loans. Let’s take a closer look at this product and how its application process works.

What is a home loan?

A home loan, or a mortgage,

Category: Home Ownership
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5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs

5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs
  1. Heat Selectively – To avoid paying for unused heat in rooms that aren’t regularly used, shut the doors and close the vents in those rooms.
  2. Trap the Sunlight – Open your curtains when you’ve got sunlight exposure, and then close them when the angle of the sun changes.
Tags: winter, energy, heating, tips

Don’t Get Scammed By Santa!

Don’t Get Scammed By Santa!

 

Someone’s been naughty this year-and we’re not talking about you! Those awful scammers don’t take time out for the holidays, and if you don’t know what to expect you can be their next victim.

One of the oldest holiday scams, which is even more prevalent in the age of the internet, is the letter-from-Santa scam.

Here’s all you need

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