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How to Help College Students Save and Manage Money

How to Help College Students Save and Manage Money

When your child takes the leap toward higher education, it can be a big step for parents too. Outside of the obvious lifestyle and educational adjustment, managing money tends to be difficult during this time for students. Some students aren’t aware of how to track...

The Rate of Women Entrepreneurs is Surging

The Rate of Women Entrepreneurs is Surging

The number of women entrepreneurs is surging at a speedy rate. And we should all be paying attention to these startling statistics. The State of Women-Owned Businesses report commissioned by American Express says “women are starting about 1,821 new U.S. businesses per...

Tips to Get the Best Deal on Your Next Car

Tips to Get the Best Deal on Your Next Car

For many, buying a car can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. American Bank & Trust Personal Bankers are here for you with these car buying tips on how to make the process simpler and more affordable. Do Your Research The time to consider what car you want...

Round Up of Everything ATV & UTV Riders Should Know

Round Up of Everything ATV & UTV Riders Should Know

When you purchase an ATV or UTV, there’s a lot of information to take in. In order for you to be a well informed rider, we rounded up helpful advice about new or used ATVs and UTVs, shopping tips, safety equipment, and things to do. Keep reading to discover some...

What You Should Know About Refinancing Your Home

What You Should Know About Refinancing Your Home

Buying a home is likely one of the largest purchases you’ll ever make. Mortgage rates have dropped recently, making it a great time for homeowners to benefit from refinancing.Refinancing a home is one way to save on monthly expenses while also saving money long term....

5 Simple Ways to Save Money

5 Simple Ways to Save Money

Saving money doesn’t have to be difficult. Simply adjusting your daily spending habits can make a big impact on your budget. You’ll enjoy lowering your monthly expenses and being in more control of your financial future. Start small and gradually build up the funds...

What is a CD Account & How Does it Help You Save?

What is a CD Account & How Does it Help You Save?

In banking, CD is an acronym that stands for certificate of deposit (CD). It is a federally insured bank account that comes with fixed-rate earnings and a fixed-date of withdrawal, also known as the maturity rate. Once the maturity rate of a CD is reached,...

Make Your Business Banking Transition Easier

Make Your Business Banking Transition Easier

There’s a reason businesses don’t like to transition their business banking accounts. It’s usually difficult. But American Bank & Trust has changed that. Let our business transition team – and transition road map show you how. You’ll be on the road to...

Estate Planning and Second Marriages

Estate Planning and Second Marriages

According to a study from the Pew Research Center, about 40% of new marriages include one person who has previously been married. In some 20% of weddings, both partners have been married before. This has led to an increase in the number of “blended...

Frequently Asked Questions on the Kiddie Tax

Frequently Asked Questions on the Kiddie Tax

The “kiddie tax” is a term used to refer to the Tax on a Child’s Investment and Other Unearned Income. American Bank & Trust compiled answers to frequently asked questions on recent updates made to this child tax. What is the kiddie tax?The kiddie tax...

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