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Navigating Rising Costs: How to Secure a Part-Time Job

By: Nicholas Franks07.11.24 Culture Savings & Budgeting
In today's ever-evolving economic landscape, many of us find ourselves grappling with rising costs of goods. From groceries to gas, the impact of inflation has been felt across the country, leaving countless households looking for ways to fill in the gap of their wallets. One popular solution is obtaining a part-time job. This blog will guide you through the process of securing a part-time job, from the initial thought process to research and finally, nailing the interview!
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Vacation Money Tips for a Safe Trip

By: American Heritage07.03.24 Culture Security
Summer means vacations—at home or abroad—but managing your finances while traveling can sometimes be challenging. Luckily, a variety of tools and services are available to help you keep track of your finances so you can enjoy a worry-free getaway. We’ll show you how to manage your money, save time, and protect your accounts while you’re away from home.
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5 Affordable Family-Friendly Events Around Philadelphia This March

By: Nicholas Franks03.07.24 Culture
From the electrifying atmosphere of the Philadelphia Phillies' opening weekend, where the crack of the bat rings throughout the city of brotherly love, to the captivating displays of floral artistry at the renowned Philadelphia Flower Show, and the underwater encounters with mermaids at the Adventure Aquarium In this blog we’ll unveil the must-see attractions, hidden gems, and unforgettable moments throughout the Greater Philadelphia area this month.

Top 5 Date Ideas and Things to Do this February Around Philadelphia

By: Nicholas Franks02.08.24 Culture
From live performances to unique experiences, the city has curated a diverse lineup of things to do this month for Valentine's Day and beyond. We’ve ensured that your calendar remains full of delightful moments and memorable experiences throughout the winter season. This list promises to guide you through the must-see events in February around the City of Brotherly Love.

Top 5 Things to do this June Around Philadelphia

By: Nicholas Franks06.01.23 Culture
Days get longer, nights become shorter, and extra time with friends and family is just beginning. As entrepreneur Michael Altshuler once said, “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” It’s your choice today to be the pilot or a passenger. Thankfully, we’ve made it easy to help you narrow down your options where to land the plane! Check out the top things you can do this June in the greater Philadelphia area.

Top 5 Things to do this May in the Greater Philadelphia Area

By: Nicholas Franks05.11.23 Culture
Spring weather is finally here, so now it’s time to hang up that winter jacket that you’ve been telling yourself that you’re going to put away for the last several weeks. Take your allergy medication and head out to meetup with friends you haven’t seen in a while at a local restaurant or a backyard fire. There are many things to do around the Delaware Valley this month and we hope that this list will give you some ideas!
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52 Eco-Friendly Tips to Improve Your Finances

By: American Heritage04.20.23 Culture
Earth Day is celebrated by billions of people around the globe each year on April 22. In honor of this year’s theme, “Invest in Our Planet,” we’ve compiled a list of 52 eco-friendly ways you can help the planet every week. These Earth Day ideas can help you conserve water and energy, reduce your carbon footprint, and improve the environment for future generations—plus, they’ll help you save money while you make a positive impact!

Choosing the Right Travel Credit Card to Fit Your Needs

By: Kirstin Wilson03.16.23 Credit Culture
Traveling can bring excitement, new experiences, and can even help you recharge and reduce stress. But to travel, you’ll need to pay for your trip and expenses that come with it. Travel credit cards are a great option for those looking to earn and redeem points, cash back, and receive valuable perks to help ease travel costs. With many options available to travelers, it’s hard to know which card is your best option. We’ve created a guide to help you determine which type of card best suits your spending habits, travel needs, and expectations.

Top 5 Things to Do in Philadelphia this March Under $60

By: Nicholas Franks03.02.23 Culture
The City of Brotherly Love: the heartbeat of the Delaware Valley which we’ve been tied to since 1948. American Heritage Credit Union is one of the leading financial institutions in the greater Philadelphia area that provides members with full-service banking solutions while continually staying involved with our community. Here are some affordable things that you can do this month with your friends or family for under $60!
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5 Money Saving Tips From America Saves Week

By: American Heritage02.23.23 Savings & Budgeting Culture
Since 2007, America Saves Week has been inspiring people of all ages to commit to building and maintaining good savings habits. This year’s theme is “A Financially Confident You,” and it’s all about taking control of your finances to achieve financial well-being. In honor of America Saves Week, here are some money-saving tips to help you boost your financial confidence and empower your financial future.

Swipe Left On Romance Scams, Catfishing & Other Online Tricks

By: American Heritage02.09.23 Culture Security
Millions of people use dating apps or social networking sites like Facebook and Instagram in the hope of finding love. But instead of finding their dream person, they wake up to an empty bank account. In fact, in 2021 alone, the Federal Trade Commission said that losses from romance scams were up nearly 80% from 2020, totaling $547 million. There are lots of things to look out for when it comes to romance and other online scams. In this blog, we’ll look at some different kinds of scams so you can avoid them and the heartache that can come along with them.
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Protect Yourself with These Tips from Identity Theft Awareness Week

By: Holly Benedetto02.02.23 Security Culture
Identity theft can be a devastating crime that victims may not notice until it is already too late. Anyone can become a victim of identity theft, but luckily, anyone can take precautions to protect themselves. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its partners hosted Identity Theft Awareness Week from January 30 through February 3, 2023. Their mission is to raise awareness that any person, of any age or background, can be a target for identity theft.
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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by Honoring His Words

By: American Heritage01.12.23 Culture
Each January, we celebrate the wisdom and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., whose fight and vision for a better society left a lasting mark on the nation and still inspire many to this day. Though his “I Have a Dream” speech is perhaps his most famous, King gave over 2,500 speeches in his lifetime and was full of powerful truths and beliefs that can guide us toward more meaningful, impactful living today. To celebrate MLK Day 2023, we have gathered some of our favorite actionable Martin Luther King quotes to help you honor everything he did for our country.

What We’re Thankful for This Year

By: American Heritage11.23.22 Holiday Culture
The brisk changing of the seasons and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday gives us a chance to look back at the year and reflect on the things we’re most grateful for. Here at American Heritage Credit Union, 2022 has brought us many new experiences, relationships, and opportunities to advance our mission in the communities we serve. Here are some memorable highlights.



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