For the past 28 years, Farm Credit East has returned a share of its earnings to customers in the form of patronage dividends – a benefit of cooperative ownership. In fact, since the patronage program was first adopted, customer-owners of Farm Credit East (and predecessor cooperatives) have received more than $1.4 billion in dividends from ownership of their cooperative. But what exactly is a patronage dividend?
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Are you trying to leverage your property equity but worried about losing the low interest rate you currently have? A loan secured by a second position mortgage might be the answer for you! Country Living Loans Mortgage Specialist, Jessica Getty, gives insight into your options in today's blog.
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