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Life Stages: Affording Higher Education

By: Holly Benedetto
01.25.21
One of the most defining moments in an teen's life is choosing a vocation. Higher education opens many doors and is often the only choice for careers that require a specialized degree or training. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to tackle the cost of higher education so you can achieve your dreams!

Honor the Dream on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By: American Heritage
01.21.21
Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy extends far beyond his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Throughout his time as a civil rights leader, both his words and actions spoke to the importance of joining together as a community to overcome injustice and create a fairer, kinder society for everyone. In that spirit, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has become a national day of service, and the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is one of its largest annual events.

Ask the Experts: Video Advisor

By: Holly Benedetto
01.15.21
In this new series, we take a look at the inner workings of the Credit Union and meet some of the champions who help our members in every facet of their financial lives. This month, we met up with experts Devon Yoak and Christian Suarez, who are working together to bring a new project to life. This project, known as Video Advisor, is an exciting new communication channel for members near and far.

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

By: American Heritage
01.07.21
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.
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What is a Home Equity Loan?

By: American Heritage
01.07.21
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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