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4 Banking and Budgeting Tips for College Students

By: American Heritage
Going to college is a big step. You’re able to stretch your legs and develop the skills you need to be independent once you graduate. One of the most important skills you’ll need to learn isn’t taught in the classroom: how to manage your finances in college. Here are a few key tips to help you learn how to save money in college, build a solid budget, and help keep your checking account growing rather than shrinking each month.
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What You Should Know About Paycheck Advance Apps

By: Holly Benedetto
The gap between paydays can seem to stretch on and on. To combat this, some app developers have stepped in with a proposed solution: paycheck advance apps. A way to get your paycheck early sounds like a dream come true, but what’s the catch?
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Ask the Experts: Consumer Lending

By: Holly Benedetto
In this series, we take a look at the inner workings of the Credit Union and meet some of the champions who help our members in every facet of their financial lives. This month, we met up with expert Bryan Eichenbaum, an expert on all things lending at American Heritage.
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What's the Right Amount for Your Emergency Fund?

By: American Heritage
Everyone knows that saving money is essential if you want to build a financially secure future. But having a general savings account may not be enough to help you get through those lean times (such as losing a job) or to cover a surprise bill (such as medical expenses or car repairs). You need to develop a solid emergency savings fund if you want to keep your finances in good shape.
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Zero in on Reducing Debt with This Type of Credit Card

By: Holly Benedetto
Credit cards are one of the most versatile tools you can carry in your wallet. From getting extra rewards when swiping at gas stations or grocery stores to building your credit score, these pieces of plastic can impact your financial health. With so many options available, how do you choose?



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