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EXTENDED: Student Loan Relief During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Holly Benedetto01.13.22
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress in March 2020 in order to help struggling Americans during the pandemic. Included in the plan were assistance programs for workers, families, businesses, state and local governments, and more. While many are familiar with the $2 trillion stimulus package distributed earlier this year, the CARES Act has another benefit: the federal student loan payment pause.
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Education
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4 Banking and Budgeting Tips for College Students

By: American Heritage08.19.21
Going to college is a big step. You’re able to stretch your legs and develop the skills you need to be independent once you graduate. One of the most important skills you’ll need to learn isn’t taught in the classroom: how to manage your finances in college. Here are a few key tips to help you learn how to save money in college, build a solid budget, and help keep your checking account growing rather than shrinking each month.
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Savings & Budgeting

What's the Right Amount for Your Emergency Fund?

By: American Heritage07.29.21
Everyone knows that saving money is essential if you want to build a financially secure future. But having a general savings account may not be enough to help you get through those lean times (such as losing a job) or to cover a surprise bill (such as medical expenses or car repairs). You need to develop a solid emergency savings fund if you want to keep your finances in good shape.
Blog Keeping Your Finances Strong in the Military
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Savings & Budgeting
Investing & Retirement

Keeping Your Finances Strong in the Military and Beyond

By: American Heritage07.02.21
If you’re a member of the armed forces, the military lifestyle and return to civilian life can come with unique financial needs, and some valuable opportunities. Here are a few tips that can support your financial wellbeing in the military and beyond.
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Credit

6 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Loan or Credit Card

By: American Heritage06.24.21
The right loan or credit card can give you more financial freedom and open up exciting opportunities – from traveling the world to buying your first car or home. But borrowing money is a big responsibility, and it’s not a decision you should make lightly. Failing to use credit responsibly can damage your credit or lead to serious financial problems.

 

 

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