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How We Became Lake Ridge Bank

We knew right from the start that one of the most important decisions we would need to make was what to name our new bank.

Most people spend more time planning their next vacation than they do preparing for retirement. Here are some questions to test your preparedness.

As technology makes transferring funds quicker and easier, scammers have begun devising ways to capitalize.

Perhaps the only thing that is certain is, at this point, uncertainty, and that means, at least in investment terms, more volatility on the horizon.

No business could have predicted the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The lesson? We should all make the time to plan for the unexpected.

Your 401(k) plan is likely a primary source of retirement income security. Are you doing everything you can to maximize this source of retirement income?

With regard to 401(k)s, many make the critical error of assuming that, once they've set their contribution percentage, there's nothing else to consider.

Given the current economic climate, millions of Americans are desperate to receive good news of any kind. Scammers know, and they're exploiting that.

There are many reliable, secure alternative means of sending and receiving payments that don’t rely on envelopes of paper hand-delivered to your mailbox.

A cash-out mortgage refinance loan can free up immediate cash using the equity you’ve built up in your home over the years. But there are exceptions.

When it comes to estate planning, many have questions about which route is best: Creating a trust or simply drafting a will. The answer is, it depends.

It is important to understand the basics of a credit score. From there, you can set yourself up for success and, hopefully, save money over time.

In today's economic landscape, investors are being pulled in a number of different directions. How do you make decisions on how and where to invest?

Scammers may try to use you to move stolen money. If you help them, you could be what law enforcement calls a money mule.

Conventional wisdom among grief counselors holds that going through hard times does not create problems in a relationship. It amplifies them.

If you haven’t gotten your stimulus check or have questions about it, the IRS has a number you can call to get answers. But the IRS won’t be calling you.

How would you feel about getting your money to work harder for you? The “trick” is getting the math of compound interest on your side.

In 2020, we've seen market rallies, crashes, and rallies once again. If there ever were a time when staying the course was appropriate, this is it.

Many investors spend time researching the “best” funds available, but fail to "mix" them in such a way that optimizes their portfolio.

Every craftsman knows there are multitudes of ways to construct a beautiful piece of furniture. The same holds true for commercial financing.

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