Serving Monroe, Owen, and Greene Counties

Big Purchases

Are you looking to be a homeowner or purchase a new car? Then browse through our materials which will help you think through these big purchases without breaking the bank. 



The American Institute of CPAs has put together various resources to help with car purchases, wedding plans, home ownership, and planning for emergencies.

Boost the Value of Your Home
Here you'll find tips about increasing the value of your home.

Making Home Affordable
Learn about mortgages, connect with free counseling resources, and locate homeowner events in your community through this joint program between the U.S. Departments of the Treasury & Housing and Urban Development.

Protect Your Home
Learn about ways to protect your home and valuables while you're in the selling process.

"Ins and Outs of Money" Podcasts
"Ins and Outs of Money" is a radio segment providing economic education to keep your budget balanced, and connecting you to community resources that help you keep your finances functioning.

Home Buying, Part 1
Home Buying, Part 2
Home Buying, Part 3

Ashley and Jason give the brief rundown of the nitty-gritty, not-often-talked-about side of home buying. 

Home Ownership, Part 1
Home Ownership, Part 2
Jason and Ashley talk with Marilyn Patterson from Bloomington's Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) about community resources that help home buyers and home owners navigate the sometimes rough waters of home ownership.


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