Profinium Blog

What's the Scoop on Veteran Affair Loans?

Posted by Taylorgrace Jurhs on Jul 3, 2019 11:33:05 AM

Va Loans: So what's the fuss?

Purchasing a home is a big decision, and there are several ways to accomplish that goal; however, Veteran Affair Loans are unique, making a home purchase more accessible to those who have served, are currently serving, or are a widowed military spouse. 
The VA assists Service members, Veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners.  As part of the their mission to serve you, the VA provides a home loan guaranty. What makes a VA loan truly unique from a traditional loan are the qualifications necessary to receive the loan, and the unique benefits a VA Loan provides. 
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Tags: Banking, Loans, Mortgage, VALoan

How to Stop a Hacker in Under 1 Minute

Posted by Taylorgrace Jurhs on Jun 24, 2019 9:32:39 AM

Hackers, and Phishers, and Cyber Stalkers... OH MY! 

It's a Tuesday night. You get get home from work, walk the dog, make dinner,  finish the laundry that has been sitting in the dryer longer than you care to admit, and call it a night. All of a sudden you receive an Instagram notification on your phone,

"We Detected An Unusual Attempt to Log Into You Account from Athens, Alabama. Was This You?"
Confused and slightly concerned, you immediately deny the attempt, thinking to yourself, "I have never been to Alabama, let alone know anyone there...what is going on?"
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Tags: Security, Safe Information, Fraud Protection, Identity Theft, Protect

Spring 2019 Community Service Awards

Posted by Karen Legault on Jun 6, 2019 4:15:46 PM

Each year Profinium recognizes team members who exemplify our pursuit to be vested in our communities’ success with leadership, resources and time.  A special donation of $100 is given to an organization of the team member’s choice.

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Tags: Community, Leadership

7 Reasons Small Businesses Rock!

Posted by Taylorgrace Jurhs on May 2, 2019 11:38:52 AM

Are you ready for National Small Business week, because we sure are!

It can be hard to support the little guys, especially in today's modern society of monopolistic conglomerates and retail giants, but we know even the little guys make a huge difference. Here are some cool reasons why small businesses are amazing, and how you can help support them! 
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Tags: Banking, Community, Business

5 things to keep you and your home safe during the Spring thaw.

Posted by Karen Legault on Mar 12, 2019 9:40:13 AM

Remember in February when there was snow storm after snow storm? Inches upon inches! Remember when we kept saying, "I can't wait for Spring!"  Well everyone, it looks like it is on its way.  Of course the Spring thaw includes the potential for wet basements.  The  costs of dealing with the aftermath of flooding at your home can definitely be a financial setback.  We have compiled 5 things you can do to help reduce the concerns that comes with a Minnesota Spring thaw. 

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Tags: Insurance, Protect

Valentine's day Costing more than the Chocolate!

Posted by Profinium Security Team on Feb 14, 2019 4:22:00 PM

Valentine's Day romance scams costing you more than the chocolate and flowers? 

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. You may think you spend a lot on flowers or chocolate, but losing money in a romance scam would cost you even more.

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Tags: Banking, Fraud Protection, Identity Theft

Managing Spooky Location Settings

Posted by Karen Legault on Oct 31, 2018 3:15:10 PM

You rush home from work, deposit your paycheck while you warm up the mac and cheese for a quick dinner and throw the kiddos into their costumes. Then you grab your smart phone to see the notification telling you to leave now to make it to the trick or treat trail event that starts in 10 minutes.

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Tags: Security, Lifestyle, Halloween

Top 10 Side Hustles to Generate Extra Income

Posted by Guest Author on Oct 29, 2018 2:16:38 PM

Everyone could use some extra income here and there. Perhaps it’s finally time to make the leap to full home ownership and save up for that dream house. Or maybe you’re looking to finally banish those debts from your life for good. Or even better yet, there just might be a one of a kind vacation with your name on it.

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Tags: Lifestyle

All that barbeque for football!

Posted by Ellen Borkenhagen on Oct 8, 2018 3:21:48 PM
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Tags: Community, Truman

How to Avoid Overpaying For A Hotel

Posted by Guest Author on Sep 13, 2018 10:28:39 AM

Article contributed by Emily Watts, a freelance writer at CustomWriting, traveler, and blogger.

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Tags: TOTHC, Travel, Lifestyle