Don’t Empty Your 401(k) to Pay off Credit Card Debt – Money Magazine

Q: I have about $9,000 in credit card debt and a little less than that in retirement savings. I plan on working for at least 30 more years. Should I use my retirement money from my 401k to pay off credit card debt, so I am financially stable enough to purchase a home? A: Pulling money out of your 401(k) or other retirement...

Seven Steps to Financially Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

With the holiday season approaching, now is the perfect time to review your money management practices and work towards a debt-free holiday. Here are seven quick tips that will help you financially prepare for the holidays, budget and tame your use of credit, when it comes to gift-giving, entertaining and more! First...

Income Increases

At GreenPath, we always encourage people to review their budgets, whenever income increases, to ensure the new income can be put to work positively, instead of simply spending more. The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that median 2015 US household income rose 5.2 percent, or $2,798, over 2014. This is the first...

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