Buying a Fixer Upper: What You Need To Know

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With inventory in the housing market low, you may be considering buying a fixer upper rather than a move-in-ready home. You may also decide that a major renovation project on your existing home is best if you haven’t found the right fixer upper to purchase. Sandy Spring Bank has many options and can guide you through the process while saving you time and money. First, let’s look at some key things you should consider before deciding which path to take.

Looking to Buy a Second Home?

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As remote and hybrid work environments have become the norm, more homeowners are harnessing that flexibility and thinking about purchasing a second home.

Three Ways to be Financially Responsible This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is about generosity and giving; however, it can quickly become the season of overspending too. According to a recent survey by Affirm, 70 percent of Americans spend over budget during the holidays. And as we recover from the...

5 Tips to Better Understand a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit

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By Sandy Spring Bank If you own your home, a home equity loan or line of credit is a smart way to use the equity in your home to fund large expenses, such as home renovation projects, college tuition or a new car. Here are five tips to help you...

Is Your Money Working for You?

Money. We all wish we had more of it, right? Some people dream of hitting the lottery, quitting their jobs, and moving to a remote island where they can live out their days in paradise. Yet for most people, this fantasy never comes true. But what would you do if you earned a substantial raise at work, were given a large bonus, or inherited a large sum of money? Even a small windfall can go a long way with the right savings plan in place. Here are some tips to help make your money work for you:

Make Your Money Work for You

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While we all dream of hitting it big in the lottery, have you thought about what you would do if you got a bonus or a great promotion at work, or perhaps an inheritance? A little windfall can go a long way, especially if you already have a plan in mind to help you save for success.

The $tation: Your Destination for Financial Success

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Today we are pleased to welcome you to The $tation. This is your place for all things financial education and empowerment. The $tation features more than 5 interactive learning modules that will help you manage your finances and plan for your future with confidence.

Financial Literacy Done Right

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Financial literacy is a skill that most of us need to navigate life’s challenges successfully. But until recently, that skill was not taught in schools. To help remedy that, Sandy Spring Bank partnered with a digital learning company called EverFi to...

Financial Literacy: Our Holistic View

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By Sandy Spring Bank At Sandy Spring Bank, we believe financial literacy is beneficial for all stages of life. From our in-school banking program in local elementary schools, to our Sandy Spring Financial Scholars Program and seminars for area...

Financial Literacy with P.W. Shaffer

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By Sandy Spring Bank Sandy Spring Bank employees take pride in providing the communities they serve with financial education tools and resources, so that the next generation is equipped to lead fiscally responsible lives. P.W. Shaffer, a Market...