Posted by Melissa Pashak, Marketing Specialist on March 22, 2021
Just as we practice staying in good physical health, it’s also important to be sure we are practicing good financial health. Financial check-ups are a great way to be sure that you and your family are on the right financial track. Here are 12 tips to help get you started.
1. Track spending to know where your money goes. Identify expenses that can be reduced or eliminated—and take immediate action.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on January 6, 2021
The New Year is a time for powerful new beginnings. It also presents an opportunity to look at our everyday habits – whether those habits relate to our health and fitness or our money habits as we manage any financial challenges.
Posted by Melissa Pashak, Marketing Specialist on October 7, 2020
With the average American spending 24 hours a week online, internet safety is more important than ever. A hacked or compromised computer can put you at risk for money loss, phishing scams or even complete identity theft.
Posted by BALANCE on September 16, 2020
For good reason, high school students are set on an academically rigorous track towards college. Unfortunately, though, personal finance (a topic they need to understand to survive in life) is rarely taught to them in school.
Posted by Melissa Pashak, Marketing Specialist on July 15, 2020
Think you’re too young to worry about your credit history? Think again! Credit history can open doors. One day you’ll need a loan to buy something big like a car or a house. To do this, you’ll need a positive credit history. The earlier you learn good credit habits, the better.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on July 10, 2020
As real estate markets re-open across the country, current historically-low mortgage rates may make it seem like the perfect time to purchase your first home.
For many, owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment in ownership. It can give you greater freedom and privacy, while also adding to your financial security.
Posted by Bridget Staffileno, VP Community Affairs on April 20, 2020
Arts and culture in the Great Lakes Bay Region is known for its vibrancy. Regardless of what sings to your soul, you can be sure you will find something right here in your own backyard.
Posted by on April 15, 2020
1. Reduce stress
Stress hormones strain the immune system so it can’t do its best at protecting us from those nasty bacteria, says Dr. Tammy Born of the Born Clinic, Grand Rapids, Mich. Reduce the amount of stress in your life by practicing mindfulness, keeping in touch with friends and family through virtual means while social gatherings are restricted and by checking the news less often while the pandemic rages.