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Financial Planning For College Graduates And Young Professionals

In part one of our seven-part blog series on financial planning through various stages of life, our Community Bank is going to cover several key pointers to keep in mind as you establish yourself as a young professional. Let’s take a look - click here.

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Navigating the Financial Challenges of Life

NebraskaLand Bank has established long-standing relationships with families in our community, allowing us the privilege of seeing people grow and flourish firsthand. That’s why we’re starting a seven-part blog series on preparing and overcoming any financial challenges associated with seven major life milestones. We'll be covering everything from graduating college to starting a family and beyond.  Click here to learn more about what you can look forward to from our life stages series.

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7 Costly Mistakes That Home Buyers Make (And How To Avoid Them)

When it comes to significant purchases in your life, very few of them are more costly or important than buying a house — in fact, for most people, buying a home is the single most expensive purchase that they’ll ever make in their life. Within this article, you’ll find seven common and costly mistakes that home buyers tend to make when locking down on this major asset. Read on to learn more!

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Mortgage Lending

Buying a house will probably be the most significant investment in your life. Most people require additional funding in the form of a mortgage loan in order to obtain a house. Our local mortgage lenders at our community bank in North Platte and Kearney can help you get the right loan, quickly. Learn more about working with a local lender here! 

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Things Every First Home Buyer Should Know

If you’ve only rented properties like apartments, condos or townhomes your whole life, then you probably understand how exciting the thought is to finally purchase and own a house that you can truly call yours. Naturally, there’s a lot of financial responsibility that comes with this territory, not to mention maintenance upkeep, HOA compliance, and so forth. Still, you know that having the freedom of your own home is worth navigating these first-time homeowner responsibilities, and we applaud you for that!

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Diversification in Retirement Savings

In about every article you read on investing money for retirement, the term "diversification" is used. But, what does that mean? Read on to learn how your local Community Bank can play a key role in helping you diversify your retirement savings.

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Common Mortgage Loan Myths

You can probably imagine that there’s some confusion and misunderstanding when it comes to a bank mortgage. That’s why our community bank is going to address some myths about mortgage loans that many first-time home buyers tend to ‘buy into’. Read on to discover some surprising things about mortgage loans that you may not have known about before. 

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5 Mistakes Of First Time Home Buyers

If you’re one of many first time home buyers, there are some typical mistakes to avoid. Click here to learn more and not make the same mistakes!

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College and Credit Cards

College and Credit Cards

Credit cards can be scary for anyone but even more so for a college student. We already worry about student loans and making ends meet; a credit card can turn into yet another dark cloud hanging over our heads. But let me be the first to tell you… Credit cards ARE good if they are used responsibly, even for college students. 


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Can Refinancing Save You Money?

Can Refinancing Save You Money?

Everyone should take a few minutes and compare the terms to today’s interest rates to their existing mortgage loan. I would welcome you to examine the significant interest cost savings that can be attained by refinancing to a shorter term mortgage.

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