GreenPath CEO Kristen Holt: Tips for Avoiding Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure

Recent news coverage (“Detroit leads nation in reverse mortgage foreclosure rate”) has brought the escalating reverse mortgage foreclosure rate into the spotlight. A Free Press and USA Today analysis revealed that urban communities have been most impacted by the reverse mortgage foreclosure trend with Detroit leading...

It’s Never too Early to Make a Financial Plan for Your Future

How Can Personal Finance and Economics Make a Difference in Your Life? Personal finance is important because it helps people understand how to manage their money. It provides us with a foundation for financial health and allows us to save more and spend less. Personal finance can also help us avoid accumulating debt...

Money Management: A Family Affair

A family budget can help you manage money together as a family or a couple. It is a valuable tool for open and honest communication about money, and for teaching children important financial skills. Budgeting together enables all members of the family to participate and support each other in financial goals and decisions....

America Saves Week – Day 4: Saving to Retire

America Saves Week is the perfect time to start thinking about retirement. Saving to retire doesn’t have to be complicated.  There are plenty of reputable financial advisors out there to assist you along the way. The key is to determine how much to save for retirement based on what you’ll realistically need and then...

America Saves Week – Day 3: Save for the Unexpected

The following content is part of our America Saves Week Series and is provided by americasaves.org Nearly a quarter of savers who take the America Saves pledge chose “emergency savings” as their first wealth-building goal. And they have the right idea. Research shows that low-income families with at least $500 in...

America Saves Week – Day 1: Save with a Plan

Join Us for America Saves Week! America Saves Week is here! Each day this week, we'll post new tips and resources to help you meet your personal savings goals.  Will you join us in taking the pledge?  Create a simple savings plan when you take the America Saves Pledge for a chance to win up to $750. Day 1: Save...

Seven Million Americans Delinquent on Auto Loans Could Be a Bad Sign

Featuring Jeremy Lark, Senior Manager of Client Services The U.S. is at an all-time high for auto loan delinquencies. Is this the sign of overborrowing or overconfidence in the economy's strength? Seven million people are at least 90 days behind in their car payments, according to a report from the Federal Reserve...

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