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Lisett Comai-Legrand

Lisett Comai-Legrand
I am the Director of Marketing and Product Management for First Alliance. I truly believe in our mission, that everything that we do is for every one of our members. I am committed to providing our members and consumers with the information, tips and tools they need to make their financial lives better.

Recent Posts

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Home Equity Line of Credit

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a financial tool available to homeowners who have equity in their home. Although it is an option for most people, the advantages vary from person to person. A HELOC is similar to a home equity loan, but instead, the loan is in the form of a line of credit. There are advantages and disadvantages of a home equity line of credit. You should considered these factors before you decide if it is right for you.

A Seriously Simple 52 Week Saving Plan

Setting a savings goal can be difficult, especially when you're not sure where to start. Often, we end up setting our goals too high and they're impossibly hard to reach. I'm a huge fan of starting small and working your way up.

Tax Return Not What you Expected? Here's What You Need to Know

Are you hoping to get a refund from your 2018 tax return? If so, you’re not alone. Many people intend to use their refund as a "forced savings plan," essentially withholding extra taxes on purpose in order to get a larger refund at the end of the year, instead of being tempted to spend it during the year.

 6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Equity Loan

A house is usually one of the biggest assets that a person owns. Whether it is big or small, it plays an important role in a person’s life. That is why homeowners should decide very carefully when taking out a home equity loan. There are important questions to ask when choosing a home equity loan. 

Types of Student Loans

A student loan is used to assist students in dealing with the expenses of their academic careers. These expenses include tuition, living expenditures, the cost of books, and so on. The types of student loans and the terms at which these loans are given differ with respect to location and lending organization. Student loans are offered with comparatively low interest rates and repayment terms are flexible during the time when the student is still enrolled in college.

Money Matters for New Parents

Becoming a new parent is one of the most exciting things that can happen in your life. It can also be very disorienting as you try to take care of a new human, manage your relationship with your partner, and adjust to your new role and identity.

Financial Literacy for Kids

It's never too early to start teaching kids about money. Good skills, that are learned at an early age, can have a lasting impact for the rest of a child's life. In fact, this is one of the most important areas where you can truly change the course of your child's life. Educating your children about financial wellness, will help them build healthy spending habits for the future.

Saving and Paying for College

Although the escalating costs of colleges may seem overwhelming, planning for this expense ahead of time can help ease your mind. Parents can adopt strategies and save money for the time when their child starts going to college. 

Should Teens Carry a Credit Card?

It can be daunting for any parent to give new responsibilities to their children, whether it is  their own car, full access to the internet or cable, or trusting them while they are out with friends. Similarly, giving your teen the responsibility of a credit card is a task that requires careful consideration.

Pros and Cons of Renting and Buying a Home

Finding a place to live can be a daunting task. Many things go through your head when you make this decision – the first of which is probably “Should I buy a house or should I rent it?” Before you take the big leap, you must first decide which option is best for you.