Start Saving Automatically: Using automated payments to reach your savings goals

Imagine your future self: you look really good in those sunglasses, you just got a flirty smile from your crush, and things are going pretty great. You hop into your car to head to work, and... Nothing. Car won’t start. Fast forward to the desk at the mechanic shop…your alternator is bad. $800 between you and being...

Give Yourself a Financial Wellness Boost! How to Start Saving Money

1. Pay off your debt as quickly as you can. One reason it’s hard to save money is that once you’ve paid all your bills, there may not be very much left in your paycheck. Take a closer look at what you are paying for: Are you spending your income to pay down a credit card balance? If you are, that means you are paying...

TGIF times 5 – How an Extra Paycheck on January 31 Can Get You Out of Debt

Featuring Katie Bossler, Financial Expert & Quality Assurance Specialist with her advice on what to do with your extra paycheck. Did you know there are five Fridays in January? That extra  Friday means that a lot of people will be getting an extra paycheck this month.  “The five-Friday factor could definitely...

Is Playing the Lottery Worth the Gamble?

Partner with GreenPath to create a spending plan that puts you on the path to financial wellness We all have high hopes that one day our luck will change and we will win the lottery. While this dream is exciting to fantasize about, what are the odds that millionaire status is in your future? Odds of winning the lottery According...

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...

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