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What is a Home Equity Loan?

By: American Heritage
01.02.19
As part of a 2-part blog series, and in an effort to help our members better understand both options, our team is reviewing the differences between a home equity loan and a home equity line of credit—both of which are potential options for those wanting to borrow on their home equity. To get started, let’s review the following brief overview that explains what is a home equity loan—including how to use it, the benefits, and how to a secure a home equity loan.
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Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

By: Investment and Retirement Center
01.02.19
Between paying off student loans to thinking about buying a home, your 20s is a time filled with change, excitement, and yes, lots of financial decisions. As you deliberate on these various decisions, securing a financial advisor may be a good strategy, one that can help you navigate these big life changes. The first step to getting a financial advisor? Do your homework and ask the right questions.

How to Start Saving for Your Child's Education

By: American Heritage
12.19.18
If you’re a parent, you want what’s best for your child. That means making sure that they get a good education. The challenge? How to pay for everything from day care to college without going broke. The good news is that there are options are available that can allow you save money in the short term and long term, provide tax savings and earn investment income for the future.
6 Holiday Budgeting Tips

6 Holiday Budgeting Tips

By: American Heritage
12.19.18
The holidays are approaching quickly and with them comes fun, food, gifts for the family, and the need to figure out how to pay for it all.

4 Strategies to Keep Your Information Safe and Organized in the Digital Age

By: American Heritage
12.10.18
At the core of American Heritage’s mission is the commitment to enhance the lives of our members by building trusted relationships. One of the ways we do this is by educating our members on financial news and other potential factors that may impact their financial health. That’s why, we’ve focused the following blog on the very timely news regarding the state of financial security in today’s digital age, along with a few recommended strategies on how our members can keep their information safe.