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Do’s and Don’ts of the Mortgage Process
By Washington Trust / June 27, 2017
Preparation is key to navigating today’s housing market. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to remember once you’ve begun the mortgage process…

Simple Tips to Green Your Home
By Washington Trust / June 19, 2017
Whether you’re a renter or a homeowner, going Green will not only cut your costs, but can also add value to your home.

 Tips on Planning a Home Renovation Project
By Washington Trust / June 15, 2017
There is a lot to look at before taking on a big home renovation, from assessing your goals and finances to planning ahead to consider your every need and want, no matter how big or small. Here are the things to consider before taking on your next big project.

Identity Theft: Don't Become a Victim
By Washington Trust / August 4, 2016
Identity theft has become one of the fastest growing crimes in America. This unauthorized access to your personal information is used to open new financial accounts or access your existing accounts, enabling the thief to steal your money or charge items on your credit card, leaving you with the bills. But with a few common sense efforts, you can avoid becoming a victim.

Financial Records: What to Toss and When
By Washington Trust / July 28, 2016
Bank statements, credit card bills, canceled checks and other documents can be useful for tax purposes, as proof of a transaction or payment, or for other reasons. But how long should you keep them?

Signs of Identity Theft
By Washington Trust / July 21, 2016
If you suspect that someone is misusing your personal information, acting quickly is the best way to limit the damage. Washington Trust offers some advice to keep you aware of how identity thieves operate and tips to help keep you vigilant.

6 Items for Your New Home’s To Do List
By Washington Trust / June 28, 2016
Now that you’re settling in to your new home, there are some important things you need to consider.

7 Things To Remember When Hiring A Contractor
By Washington Trust / June 13, 2016
A home improvement loan is a great way to help pay for big or small upgrades and remodels to your home. Washington Trust’s Home Improvement Express Loan is perfect for financing roof or window repairs, a new patio or driveway, a new furnace, or any other home improvement on your list.

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