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7 Ways to Save Money on Your Commute

By: American Heritage
Home is where the heart is, but it is not always near where the job is. The average American’s commute takes 26.9 minutes, with more than 14 million Americans spending an hour or more traveling to work. A longer commute often means more money spent on gas and on car repairs. Here are 7 ways to stop a long commute from cutting into your budget.
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Student Loans and You

By: American Heritage
Rising student loan debt is affecting many young people. Understanding student loans is a critical first step toward managing and reducing that debt.
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How to Launch Your Dream Business

By: American Heritage
No matter your idea, there are plenty of tools and resources to help you start your dream business – and keep it growing – if you know where to look. For many budding entrepreneurs, credit unions can be an irreplaceable partner when starting a small business.
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5 Ways Americans Spend Their Money (And How You Can Spend Less)

By: American Heritage
Do you ever wonder how your spending habits compare with those of other Americans? Wonder no more. Here are a few of the everyday purchases that account for a large portion of what we spend our money on – along with some tips on how to save money in these key areas and set aside more for the future.

Should You Choose a Secured or Unsecured Loan?

By: American Heritage
Life takes money. And sometimes, it takes a lot of money at once. Whether you are planning a wedding, updating your kitchen, or fixing your car, having affordable access to cash is often essential. After all, you don’t want to wipe out your savings. When it’s time to look for a loan or line of credit, one of the first questions to ask is: secured or unsecured?