Financial Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Posted by BALANCE on June 3, 2022

If you find yourself squeezed between caring for your children and caring for your aging parents, you’re part of what’s now referred to as the Sandwich Generation. It’s a scenario faced by nearly half (47%) of adults now in their 40s and 50s, according to a Pew Research Center study, and it can be challenging to navigate financially. Here are some things you can do to help keep your finances on track, while meeting your family responsibilities.

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Fire Up Your Savings Game: Saving Money at the Grocery Store

Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on April 19, 2022

With prices rapidly rising on everyday items, perhaps your savings plan has gone by the wayside. These tips will help you find more money in your budget – starting with saving at the grocery store.

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The Event Park in Saginaw Just Got A Little Cooler...

Posted by Bridget Staffileno, VP Community Affairs on April 12, 2022

Jolt Credit Union has acquired the naming rights of Saginaw’s downtown event park across from The Dow Event Center.

"The Event Park has become an integral venue in the region, and there is no better way for Jolt Credit Union to show that we plan to continue to be woven into the fabric of our community than through this partnership," Jolt Credit Union President/CEO Alan Watson said.

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Jolt Credit Union Wins MemberXP 2022 Best of the Best Award

Posted by Jolt Credit Union on April 7, 2022

MemberXP, a member experience management software from CU Solutions Group, has named Jolt Credit Union one of their 2022 Best of the Best award winners. The coveted Best of the Best award is given annually to credit unions that consistently provide exceptional service, as reported by their own members. Only the highest-performing credit unions using the MemberXP platform are given this honor.

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5 Resources to Build Financial Literacy

Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on April 4, 2022

According to most definitions, the term financial literacy refers to understanding how to effectively manage household finances, handle debt, create a budget, and build savings.

Working toward financial literacy is the foundation of your relationship with money and can set you up for a lifetime of financial health and wellness.

As a trusted national nonprofit, GreenPath can be part of your lifelong journey to financial literacy, especially in the areas of managing personal finances, budgeting, saving, and managing debt.


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How To Teach Young Children About Saving Money

Posted by BALANCE on March 18, 2022

How much better would Americans be with money if we were intentional about teaching good money and savings habits at a young age? We’ll focus on ways to positively model and influence children and teens regarding money, spending habits, and saving. It’s never too early to start teaching your children about saving, budgeting, and money matters.

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Family Vacation Planning: How to Teach Your Kids About Mindful Spending (And Have Fun Doing It!)

Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on March 15, 2022

As spring makes its way here and summer is on the horizon, this makes it a great time to provide some financial education for your money-smart kids. Let them help you plan a vacation that won’t break the bank with the following three tips.

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4 Simple Ways to Automate Your Savings

Posted by BALANCE on February 21, 2022

The easiest way to save? Automatically! It doesn’t matter how much, what you’re saving for, or why you are saving. When you make the smart decision to have a portion of your income automatically deposited into a savings account, you have increased your chance for success. Today, our focus will be driving Americans to take action by saving automatically through the split deposit.

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Keep More of Your Salary

Posted by BALANCE on February 16, 2022

Many of the ways in which you spend your money comes from nothing more than a habit. From spending $15 on lunch every day to dropping $150 on new shoes, your costly habits can be a slow but steady drain on your finances. If these habits are bad for your finances, think about developing good habits that will boost your finances. Here are seven simple, good money habits you can adopt to help you keep more of your paycheck:

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