How to Manage Expenses Using Simple Budgeting Guidelines

Exploring ideas on how to manage expenses? Some simple guidelines can help on your journey to financial health. As outlined in the video above, it is helpful to look at simple budgeting guidelines, to see if they will work for you and your household. The Place to Start To get the process going, many people find...

How to Plan for Back to School Expenses in a Time of COVID-19

As families track the latest news about their communities K-12 reopening plans, it’s clear this is a school year like no other - especially as families plan for back to school expenses. Will students return in the classroom? Will a K-12 student school year involve a mix of online and in-class learning? Or will school...

Three Reasons Why Making a Budget Can Make Sense for You

In a time of uncertainty, many of the people we speak with find that making a budget is a powerful step to help improve financial health. Taking the time to create a simple budget helps people figure out how to meet financial goals, and weather any unexpected financial challenges that might come along. Why Budget? Making...

Strategies to Negotiate and Pay Bills During COVID-19 – MoneyWise

A MoneyWise article shares GreenPath’s suggested budget strategies amid the pandemic. What's the best way to negotiate and pay bills during COVID-19? The coronavirus crisis has a profound impact on the nation’s economy as well as at the individual level. Sudden income changes, temporary or permanent unemployment, and...

Five financial lessons from the pandemic

How are you managing the realities of the continued COVID-19 crisis? To help gain perspective during difficult times, it can be helpful to step back, reflect, and take some time to make a plan for moving forward. From managing unexpected interruptions in income to prioritizing monthly expenses, GreenPath Financial Wellness...

How to pay your bills and determine which ones are most important

A question you might be experiencing these last few months is how to make sure to pay your bills in a way that aligns with what’s most important to you. Which monthly expenses do you want to choose to pay first, which can save you money and which could be managed differently?   These are questions that...

Pay Off Your Debt

  • January 5, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Budgeting, Debt

If you are dealing with debt, you aren't alone. The average American household has an average balance of about $6,600 in credit card debt,  and that's not taking into account home, auto, and student loans. Paying off your debt isn't always easy, but having a plan can go a long way in achieving your financial goals. Two...

How UAW-GM Employees Can Manage Financial Effects of the Shutdown

Featuring Kristen Holt, President & CEO It’s day 29 since roughly 46,000 autoworkers across 55 facilities nationwide went on strike. While UAW leaders made advance bill payments to afford the $250 weekly salary for autoworkers on strike, strike pay was not made available until the 15th day of the strike. Union...

3 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget During Financial Planning Month

October is Financial Planning Month, and with the new year right around the corner, now is a great time to make sure you are on track to meet your short-term and long-term financial goals. Here are three tips to keep your spending in check and finish the year out strong: Don’t transfer money from your savings account...

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