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Looking for Ways to Help During COVID-19?

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
It’s easy to feel frustrated and disconnected by the new challenges and safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19. For many of us, that makes us want to find ways to help and support our community. While there may be temporary limitations to our ability to get out of the house and do all the things we used to do, there are still plenty of ways that we can help our neighbors and community. Here are eight ideas to get you started.
A woman uses her laptop and smartphone to create her budget

Digitize Your Budget with These Online Tools

By: Holly Benedetto
05.21.20
Notebooks, graph paper, and saved receipts have played their part, but now digital budgeting tools have taken center stage. With the ability to track and sort your purchases in real time or pay bills automatically on your behalf, these handy tools are a necessity for getting your budget back on track. Overwhelmed by your options or don’t know what’s out there? We’ve compiled a list of some popular recommendations – including a few tools of our own!

4 Ways to Keep Your Savings Protected & Growing

By: American Heritage
05.14.20
You’ve worked hard to build up your savings. So you want to make sure they’re protected – and steadily growing – during today’s economic uncertainty. But right now, it may seem harder to grow your savings, especially when you want to avoid the risks that come with a volatile stock market. Keeping your funds protected in a federally insured financial institution is a smart way to avoid market risk.

Should You Refinance Your Home? Consider These 4 Factors.

By: American Heritage
05.07.20
Right now, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your financial security, such as by lowering your bills or building up your savings. You’re not alone. Many homeowners are doing exactly that by refinancing their home to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates. To see if refinancing is right for you, it’s important to understand why people choose to refinance and what makes someone a good candidate for a refinance mortgage.

How to Set Up Your Mobile Wallet and Pay with Your Phone

By: Holly Benedetto
04.27.20
There are always ways to streamline our everyday lives, especially right now, when time is precious and we’re only spending moments in brick and mortar stores. If you’re looking for a new way to add a popular and safer technology to your life, paying for transactions using your smartphone is quick and convenient.