Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on August 31, 2022
A messy, cluttered house can be stressful, overwhelming, and even chaotic. The same goes for your financial health. Disorganized bills and budgets are not only stressful, but they can actually help drive you deeper into debt. Consumers with cluttered finances and sloppy financial record-keeping are more likely to miss payment deadlines, rack up fees, continue poor spending habits and save less. Organize financial records and take the time necessary to take control of your future.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on July 29, 2022
Inflation continues to put pressure on household budgets. From groceries to gas, record - breaking inflation means the purchasing power of your money is decreasing each month. Our partner GreenPath Financial Wellness offers you the following steps to keep “budget aware” to help navigate this period of high inflation, however long it lasts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.