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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...

Updates Coming Soon to Business Online Banking

Updates Coming Soon to Business Online Banking

We are excited to announce that coming in mid-July, our Business Online Banking platform is getting upgraded look, feel and functionality.  Here are a few highlights you should know - The navigation will be restructured, giving users improved usability and better...

Personal Debt Management: 4 Things You Need to Know

Personal Debt Management: 4 Things You Need to Know

Debt. No one wants it, but most people have some. Poor debt management can drag you down financially and emotionally and feel like a big obstacle, hovering like a black cloud over your life. Debt doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom, though. It can be...

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