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.
Couple enjoying coffee

What is a Home Equity Loan?

By: American Heritage
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.
Couple talking with financial advisor

Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

By: Investment and Retirement Center
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.