Woman Shopping in Car Dealership

Car Shopping? Here’s Why a Credit Union Should Be Your First Stop

By: American Heritage
When you buy your next car, truck, or SUV, you’ll probably look for a dealer that’s known to be trustworthy and professional. You should be just as picky about where you apply for an auto loan. After all, interest rates and service quality vary widely from one lender to the next – and you never have to settle for the financing option offered by the dealer. Here’s why an auto loan from your local credit union could be the best way to get behind the wheel.
First Car

First Car 101

By: American Heritage
Completely overwhelmed with the process of buying a new car? This brief article is the perfect place to start.
Boat House Row in Winter

Fun Ways to Save Money in Philadelphia This Winter

By: American Heritage
Did you make a resolution to save more money this year? Spending less is great, but it doesn’t mean you have to sit around at home. Philadelphia is full of exciting, inexpensive things to do – even in the middle of winter. Learn how to save money on your next outing with this guide to upcoming events and local favorites.

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

By: American Heritage
Meet Ashley. Ashley is a 20-something year old homeowner who is interested in a home renovation project, and also has some debt that she may need to consolidate at some point in the future. She’s owned her home for a few years and has built up a nice bit of equity. Based on Ashley’s situation, she has a few financial options that she can explore. Two options at the top of the list? A home equity loan and a home equity line of credit, also known as HELOC.