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The Go Far Blog from Union Bank

What Can a HELOC do for You? A Guide for VT & NH Homeowners

Homeownership has long been considered part of the American dream. The conventional wisdom is that owning is better than renting, mainly because of the concept of building home equity through ownership. As a homeowner, there may be times when you question the advantages of ownership as you calculate the annual amounts you spend on property […]

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Guide to Building an Investment Portfolio for VT & NH Investors

When it comes to investing in the stock market, it can be intimidating to navigate all the options and terminology. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at investment portfolios, which are simply a collection of assets such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). We’ll cover the basics and […]

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Voices of Shelburne, VT

In celebration of our new Shelburne Village branch recently opening, we have collected input and insights from the wonderful community of people working and living in Shelburne, Vermont. To start with an introduction to Dave Micklas, Asst. Vice President, Branch and Business Development Manager: “After more than 27 years in banking it’s good to finally work […]

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Benefits of Banking Local for Small Businesses in VT & NH

Looking for the best lending options for small businesses can be a challenge, particularly if this is your first time taking out a commercial loan. You have unique needs that a larger corporation may not have and small business owners around the country are starting to notice that working with a bigger bank doesn’t always […]

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Renting vs. Buying Commercial Real Estate in Vermont and New Hampshire

It’s hard enough to find the right property for your business. How do you decide if you should buy or lease commercial real estate? Of course, there are pros and cons with both options, including the opportunity to build equity and profit off a future resale that comes with buying property. In this guide, we’ll […]

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Guide to Guarding Your Estate with a Personal Trust

When was the last time you updated your estate plan? Whether you’re nearing retirement or just starting out in your career, it’s always a good time to get your financial affairs in order. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll break down everything you need to know about personal trusts, an important part of many estate plans. […]

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