Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on September 17, 2023
The prevalence of self-care messaging reminds us to nurture our physical and mental well-being—with mindfulness practices, exercise routines, and virtual detoxing. But what about financial self-care? Here are several ways you can practice financial self-care, starting now.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on August 3, 2023
After a historical hiatus throughout the pandemic, borrowers now face federal student loan repayment. Evaluating your full financial picture and making a repayment plan goes a long way towards reducing stress and uncertainty. Unsure where to start? Read on!
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on July 11, 2023
Summer is in full swing and so is peak travel season. And while July is a prime time to get outdoors and cash in on any plans you may have—at home or beyond—the reality is that financial concerns (and recent credit interest rate spikes) remain a pain point for many of us. Here are five steps to take to boost your financial health and reduce your worries this summer.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on May 11, 2023
Are you planning to retire soon? If so, you’re in good company (in the next seven years, approximately a fifth of the U.S. population will reach the traditional retirement age of 65.) This is an exciting but potentially overwhelming time. Here are five things you can do to put your best foot forward in this next phase of your life.
Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on March 28, 2023
Taxpayers rejoice! You have until April 18, 2023 to file federal income taxes. Most states are following suit, however, you can consult your state’s tax page to verify. If you’ve already crossed this off your list…congratulations! And if you’re in the company of 25% of Americans who wait until the last minute? Don’t panic. Here are five suggestions for filing in the final hour.
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 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 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.
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: