Back-to-school savings start before you leave the house

08/16/2013

As many families will venture out over the next few weeks to start or continue back-to-school shopping (see our poll below), GreenPath Financial Wellness reminds shoppers that with some quick planning, you can keep more money in your wallet after checkout.

Retirees and Pension Holders Should Review Finances Today

07/26/2013

As Detroit, Michigan, continues its Chapter 9 bankruptcy process, retired City of Detroit pensioners are still learning about the fate of their monthly pension payments. City employees with pensions, and all retirees, need to have a plan in place, in case their monthly income is reduced.

Don't Get Burned by Personal Finance Fireworks

07/01/2013

As we start the second half of 2013, there are some potentially dangerous personal finance fireworks that you might experience this upcoming Independence Day holiday that could derail your saving and budgeting plans you built in early 2013.

Help a relative in debt, without severing family ties

06/25/2013

At times, family and money can mix like oil and water! Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO discusses ways to help a relative out of  debt without severing family ties in her latest “Let’s Talk Credit” column on CreditCards.com.

 

Column: If you have the choice, pay off that big debt

06/11/2013

(Editor’s note: Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO authors a credit advice column “Let’s Talk Credit” with www.creditcards.com, answering weekly questions on credit and debt. This week she talks about credit card settlement.)

Gas prices are on the rise – Get more out of every gallon!

06/03/2013


Gas prices are on the rise again (up some 30 cents per gallon in the Midwest, this past weekend!), which can eat into your monthly budget. Also, the approaching summer months are the time for weekend road trips and longer vacation travel.

 

Debt pay-off options: Less now or alot later?

05/28/2013


(Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO, authors a credit advice column “Let’s Talk Credit” with www.creditcards.com, answering weekly questions on credit and debt. This week, Jane discusses payment options on credit card debt.)

 

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