5 Things to Do if Your Income is Interrupted

Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on March 24, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., people all over the country are beginning to feel its financial ripple effect. For the first time since the 1960s, people potentially exposed to the coronavirus are being asked to quarantine themselves. Businesses, schools, childcare centers and other institutions are taking steps such as closing offices or transitioning to remote work to protect the health and safety of their employees and communities.

For most of us, and especially for the 32 million workers who do not have paid sick time, the idea of missing work because of an illness or a shutdown is financially daunting. What do you do if you are suddenly and unexpectedly unable to work and you have no income? These five steps will help you stay as financially healthy as possible if you experience an interruption or loss of income.

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COVID-19 Scams

Posted by on March 18, 2020

Scammers and fraudsters are leveraging our fears over COVID-19 and looking for yet another opportunity to scam consumers and financial institutions. Remain diligent when receiving and responding to emails, text messages, and social media posts during this time. These bad actors prey on our emotions so be careful! As we are a giving community, please consider reaching out to family and friends for the names of reputable organizations to donate to.

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy

Posted by on March 17, 2020

At Jolt Credit Union, your wellness and financial well-being are our top priority as we face the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here are five additional ways to help you stay healthy and avoid spreading germs.

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Why More People Are Opting to Watch the Big Game at Home

Posted by on January 31, 2020

It’s time to decide where to watch the BIG game. While going to a sports bar has appeal, more people are choosing to stay home. In cities with NFL teams, as well as in cities without NFL teams, it’s been reported that Sunday sports bar foot traffic dropped by double digits.

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Jolt's Book Review: Everything is Figureoutable

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Dreaming up big goals is easy; it’s finding a way to achieve them that can sometimes feel impossible. Maybe you decided this is the year you double your contributions to your retirement account or finally pull yourself out of debt. Whatever your big dreams may be, Marie Forleo’s new book Everything is Figureoutable will show you how to make them happen.

Forleo describes her mom as a woman with the tenacity of a bulldog and the language of a truck driver. The author’s chief philosophy, and the primary principle of her book, is centered on the wise words her mom shared with her, “Nothing in life is that complicated. You can do whatever you set your mind to if you just roll up your sleeves, get in there, and do it. Everything is figureoutable.”

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11 Ways to Scale Back on Food Costs

Posted by on January 17, 2020

Planning ahead and cooking at home can save you a lot of money. Here are 11 ways to cut down your grocery bill.

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5 Tips for a Decade - Resolutions that Stick

Posted by GreenPath Financial Wellness on January 10, 2020

The dawn of a new decade is a time for powerful new beginnings. Are you ready for a powerful New Year’s resolution?

Eliminating debt, learning new spending habits, or building savings are choices that can change your life. They can affect your entire well-being– from stress levels, to physical and mental health. The new year and new decade is a great time to commit to your financial health.

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6 Misleading Advertising Ploys To Beware Of This Black Friday

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Here at Jolt Credit Union, we hate to see your money go to waste, so we've put together a list of misleading advertising schemes you may come across when hunting for deals this Black Friday.

Be an informed consumer and shop smartly!

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Thanksgiving Hacks to Save Time, Stress & Money

Posted by on November 8, 2019

Thanksgiving prep stressing you out? Wondering how you're going to get everything done in time for the big day and stick to your budget at the same time?

We're here to help! Whether you're travelling home for the holiday or hosting a houseful of guests, we've got you covered. Jolt Credit Union is proud to present clever Thanksgiving hacks to save you time, stress and money as you prepare for Turkey Day.

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