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Can You Spot a Phishing Email? We'll Show You How

By: American Heritage
10.15.20
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to learn how this common scam works. When you know what phishing emails look like, you’ll be more likely to avoid failing for one – and can prevent the stress and financial harm that these scams cause.
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Is a Joint Account Right for Your Relationship?

By: American Heritage
10.08.20
For many couples, opening a joint checking account or a joint savings account is the first step. In fact, some studies have found that couples who pooled their money in shared accounts had happier long-term relationships. But before you make this big step, it’s important to communicate your feelings about combining your finances. It’s also helpful to understand how joint accounts work and know the benefits and challenges that come with them.
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How to Save (More) When Working From Home

By: Holly Benedetto
09.24.20
If you’ve spent any time working from home over the past few weeks or months, you’ve experienced a shift in your routine and monthly budget. Even if you’ve gotten used to your new working arrangements, take a few moments to reflect on how these lifestyle adjustments have impacted your spending and saving this year.
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Loans & Borrowing: 10 Terms You Should Know

By: American Heritage
09.17.20
The process of comparing your financing options and choosing the right one can sometimes feel overwhelming – especially with all the financial jargon and concepts associated with loans and borrowing. Fortunately, many of these concepts are less complicated than they seem. Here’s a quick overview of some of the most important borrowing terms you should know. Learn them now, so you can make smarter borrowing decisions later.