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American Heritage Credit Union Partners with Regional Credit Unions to Jointly Raise Over $220,000 Towards PPE Efforts; Donating 5,000 PPE Medical Gowns to Local Hospitals

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
American Heritage Credit Union has partnered with 17 regional credit unions and credit union partners, jointly raising more than $220,000 to collectively purchase and donate 30,000 Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) medical gowns to healthcare facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

American Heritage Credit Union Hosts Three Blood Drives; Estimated 330 Lives Saved

By: American Heritage
04.30.20
American Heritage Credit Union, in partnership with the American Red Cross, recently hosted three blood drives, which featured more than 110 donors each donating a pint of blood. Based on American Red Cross estimates, as many as 330 lives will be saved as a result of these blood donations.

American Heritage Credit Union Donates 50,000 PPE Facemasks to Fourteen Local Hospitals

By: American Heritage
04.23.20
On Wednesday, April 22, American Heritage employees completed the sorting, packing and delivery of PPE facemasks to fourteen local hospitals in its Workplace Partner Program. Upon completion of sorting and packing efforts, a caravan of American Heritage vehicles left the Credit Union fourteen hospital partners, where they were greeted by nurses, physicians and administrators.

American Heritage Credit Union Announces Member and Community Support Programs

By: American Heritage
04.03.20
American Heritage Credit Union, in response to major community needs of blood and personal protective equipment (“PPE”) donations, is facilitating donations of both supplies and blood to local partners in the coming weeks. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, American Heritage has been committed to the safety of its members, workplace partners and communities, contributing both financial relief as well as donation of supplies, buildings, and volunteers.
 

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Looking for Ways to Help During COVID-19?

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
It’s easy to feel frustrated and disconnected by the new challenges and safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19. For many of us, that makes us want to find ways to help and support our community. While there may be temporary limitations to our ability to get out of the house and do all the things we used to do, there are still plenty of ways that we can help our neighbors and community. Here are eight ideas to get you started.

American Heritage Credit Union Partners with Regional Credit Unions to Jointly Raise Over $220,000 Towards PPE Efforts; Donating 5,000 PPE Medical Gowns to Local Hospitals

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
American Heritage Credit Union has partnered with 17 regional credit unions and credit union partners, jointly raising more than $220,000 to collectively purchase and donate 30,000 Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) medical gowns to healthcare facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
A woman uses her laptop and smartphone to create her budget

Digitize Your Budget with These Online Tools

By: Holly Benedetto
05.21.20
Notebooks, graph paper, and saved receipts have played their part, but now digital budgeting tools have taken center stage. With the ability to track and sort your purchases in real time or pay bills automatically on your behalf, these handy tools are a necessity for getting your budget back on track. Overwhelmed by your options or don’t know what’s out there? We’ve compiled a list of some popular recommendations – including a few tools of our own!

4 Ways to Keep Your Savings Protected & Growing

By: American Heritage
05.14.20
You’ve worked hard to build up your savings. So you want to make sure they’re protected – and steadily growing – during today’s economic uncertainty. But right now, it may seem harder to grow your savings, especially when you want to avoid the risks that come with a volatile stock market. Keeping your funds protected in a federally insured financial institution is a smart way to avoid market risk.

Should You Refinance Your Home? Consider These 4 Factors.

By: American Heritage
05.07.20
Right now, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your financial security, such as by lowering your bills or building up your savings. You’re not alone. Many homeowners are doing exactly that by refinancing their home to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates. To see if refinancing is right for you, it’s important to understand why people choose to refinance and what makes someone a good candidate for a refinance mortgage.

How to Set Up Your Mobile Wallet and Pay with Your Phone

By: Holly Benedetto
04.27.20
There are always ways to streamline our everyday lives, especially right now, when time is precious and we’re only spending moments in brick and mortar stores. If you’re looking for a new way to add a popular and safer technology to your life, paying for transactions using your smartphone is quick and convenient.
CEO Bruce Foulke and Associates of American Heritage Credit Union donate thousands of masks to nurses, practitioners and administrators at Doylestown Hospital on Wednesday, April 22.

American Heritage Credit Union Donates 50,000 PPE Facemasks to Fourteen Local Hospitals

By: American Heritage
04.23.20
On Wednesday, April 22, American Heritage employees completed the sorting, packing and delivery of PPE facemasks to fourteen local hospitals in its Workplace Partner Program. Upon completion of sorting and packing efforts, a caravan of American Heritage vehicles left the Credit Union fourteen hospital partners, where they were greeted by nurses, physicians and administrators.

Managing Your Money in Difficult Times

By: American Heritage
04.16.20
Even in the face of an economic recession, there are some practical steps you can take now to help boost your financial security and feel better prepared for whatever tomorrow brings.
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Spending More Time at Home? Use it to Teach Your Kids About Money

By: American Heritage
04.09.20
April is National Financial Literacy Month and National Credit Union Youth Month, so it’s a great time to increase your child’s financial literacy. And doing so doesn’t have to be boring: There are lots of ways to make learning about spending, saving, and borrowing fun and interesting for kids of all ages.
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American Heritage Credit Union Announces Member and Community Support Programs

By: American Heritage
04.03.20
American Heritage Credit Union, in response to major community needs of blood and personal protective equipment (“PPE”) donations, is facilitating donations of both supplies and blood to local partners in the coming weeks. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, American Heritage has been committed to the safety of its members, workplace partners and communities, contributing both financial relief as well as donation of supplies, buildings, and volunteers.
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Making PAT Part of Your New Routine

By: Holly Benedetto
04.02.20
We know that times are different and you may not be seeing your favorite tellers in the lobby as often. Our routines have been shifted as we're presented with alternative ways to handle our finances. There are options for how you would like to perform your transaction, and whether you visit in person, online, or in the drive-thru, there are a variety of ways to accomplish your goal. Plus, even your options have options! Our PAT (Personal Automated Teller) machines are available in branches and in the drive-thru and provide a quick alternative to waiting in line.

Know Your COVID-19 Resources

By: Holly Benedetto
03.26.20
Life as we were used to it has changed drastically all across the world over the last several months. For some, these changes may feel sudden, as the public opinion and government reaction to it seem to have shifted overnight. Just over two weeks ago, on March 11, 2020, COVID-19 was officially characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization.

Preparing for Your Next Home

By: Holly Benedetto
03.19.20
Buying and selling a home at the same time can make things complicated. Many variables must work together to create a seamless transaction and it takes a dedicated team to make this happen. You’ve identified your pain points with your current home and are ready to move on to the next phase of homeownership. Before you can buy, however, you have a home of your own to sell.

How American Heritage Credit Union is Preparing for a Potential Pandemic

By: American Heritage
03.05.20
The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus has the public concerned about a potential pandemic and the impact it could have on daily financial transactions. We would like to reassure you that the health, safety and service of our members and associates is always our top priority. As such, American Heritage Credit Union has updated our business continuity plans and is taking precautions to deliver on these priorities and ensure stability should there be a global or local interruption of commerce.

A DIY Guide to Unsubscribing and Saving

By: Holly Benedetto
02.27.20
Subscriptions surround us. Our daily lives have shifted from making a one-time purchase to continually paying for content that promises to be the most convenient, most up-to-date, and, at one point, the most comprehensive. As the competition has grown, many of these larger companies have splintered off into individual apps with individual costs. Consider how many of these services may call you a subscriber.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off a 0% Interest Loan Early

By: Holly Benedetto
02.20.20
Sometimes, we get lucky and are offered a 0% interest rate promo for a specific term. This rate is frequently seen at auto dealers, mattress stores, furniture stores, and for credit card promotions. For these big-ticket items, paying no interest could mean a massive savings on each payment. However, should you ever pay off a 0% interest loan early?

Looking for Ways to Help During COVID-19?

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
It’s easy to feel frustrated and disconnected by the new challenges and safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19. For many of us, that makes us want to find ways to help and support our community. While there may be temporary limitations to our ability to get out of the house and do all the things we used to do, there are still plenty of ways that we can help our neighbors and community. Here are eight ideas to get you started.

American Heritage Credit Union Partners with Regional Credit Unions to Jointly Raise Over $220,000 Towards PPE Efforts; Donating 5,000 PPE Medical Gowns to Local Hospitals

By: American Heritage
05.28.20
American Heritage Credit Union has partnered with 17 regional credit unions and credit union partners, jointly raising more than $220,000 to collectively purchase and donate 30,000 Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) medical gowns to healthcare facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
A woman uses her laptop and smartphone to create her budget

Digitize Your Budget with These Online Tools

By: Holly Benedetto
05.21.20
Notebooks, graph paper, and saved receipts have played their part, but now digital budgeting tools have taken center stage. With the ability to track and sort your purchases in real time or pay bills automatically on your behalf, these handy tools are a necessity for getting your budget back on track. Overwhelmed by your options or don’t know what’s out there? We’ve compiled a list of some popular recommendations – including a few tools of our own!

4 Ways to Keep Your Savings Protected & Growing

By: American Heritage
05.14.20
You’ve worked hard to build up your savings. So you want to make sure they’re protected – and steadily growing – during today’s economic uncertainty. But right now, it may seem harder to grow your savings, especially when you want to avoid the risks that come with a volatile stock market. Keeping your funds protected in a federally insured financial institution is a smart way to avoid market risk.

Should You Refinance Your Home? Consider These 4 Factors.

By: American Heritage
05.07.20
Right now, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your financial security, such as by lowering your bills or building up your savings. You’re not alone. Many homeowners are doing exactly that by refinancing their home to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates. To see if refinancing is right for you, it’s important to understand why people choose to refinance and what makes someone a good candidate for a refinance mortgage.
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