Category: Guest Blogs

The Do’s and Don’ts of Back-to-School Shopping

[ 0 ] August 5, 2016 |
The Do’s and Don’ts of Back-to-School Shopping

COURTNEY JESPERSENJuly 15, 2016 Shopping, Shopping Tips & News This school year, students will learn about history, science and grammar. But the first lesson for any back-to-school season is financial. Whether you’re a parent shopping for your child or a student buying for yourself, you don’t want to overspend on your school year prep. To help you […]

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Financial Tips by Age Group

[ 0 ] May 17, 2016 |
Financial Tips by Age Group

By Katie Bossler, GreenPath Personal Finance Counselor There are two “golden rules” in personal finance that apply, regardless of how old you are: 1) live within your means, and 2) look forward to the future and save for it. These are two very simple concepts, but very powerful. If actually applied to your everyday life, they can mean […]

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Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

[ 0 ] May 9, 2016 |
Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

Springtime means opening the windows, sweeping out the dust from over the winter and starting anew. It is also the opportune time to clean out your wallet or purse, that junk drawer full of receipts and those overflowing file cabinets. But where to begin? Sweep It Go through your wallet and purse and fish out any receipts you may have […]

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7 Affordable Easter Basket Ideas

[ 0 ] March 18, 2016 |
7 Affordable Easter Basket Ideas

With Easter on March 27th, it’s time to spring into action. Need a little inspiration for your Easter basket? We’ve got you covered. Check out our seven most affordable Easter basket ideas — plus stores and Easter sales where you can find them right now. 1. Candy It may be the oldest Easter basket gift stuffer […]

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Easter Ideas for Those on a Budget

[ 0 ] March 17, 2016 |
Easter Ideas for Those on a Budget

Americans celebrating Easter this year will spend, on average, $140.62 on the holiday – for apparel, decorations, gifts, candy, food, flowers and more – according to the National Retail Federation. That’s up from last year’s average of $137.46. Put it all together, and U.S. consumers will spend an anticipated $16.4 billion on Easter baskets, eggs, […]

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Tips to Avoid Overspending

[ 0 ] January 22, 2016 |
Tips to Avoid Overspending

With New Year’s Resolutions slowly fading, you can jump start your Financial Fitness by starting some budgeting. You can begin by analyzing your expenses over the last year, or you can start simple by cutting back on overspending in common areas.  GreenPath recently released an infographic showing how the average American overspends, highlighting areas such as […]

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Prep Your Finances for Success in 2016

[ 0 ] January 4, 2016 |
Prep Your Finances for Success in 2016

With 2016 already here, many people will make resolutions to manage their personal finances better.  Whether that means saving more, or setting up a personal budget, the suggestions can get overwhelming. Here are four easy personal finance goals, for you to consider, to start the New Year on the right path:   1. Set up […]

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