Tag: debt

Optimize Your Savings Game: Saving Money at the Grocery Store

[ 0 ] June 25, 2020 |
Optimize Your Savings Game: Saving Money at the Grocery Store

  You can set yourself up to save in almost every area of your life, from food to shelter and transportation. Whatever your goals are for saving – from finding money in your budget to pay off debt, to building a fund for the next chapter of your life – “bonus” savings on things like […]

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Update: Upcoming FICO Changes

[ 0 ] May 4, 2020 |
Update: Upcoming FICO Changes

Consumers struggling with their finances may need extra help when new scoring models are implemented. FICO adjusts its credit score modeling every few years to adapt to consumer behavior. This summer, FICO 10 and 10 T will roll out. What does the T stand for? “T” is for Trend. These modeling changes will reflect new […]

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What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

[ 0 ] March 23, 2020 |
What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

Your credit score can affect your life in a lot of ways, from whether you are eligible for a loan or credit card, or qualified for a security clearance. If your credit score has fallen or you want to improve your credit score, these tips can get you started. What is a Credit Score? A credit […]

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Looking for Less Financial Stress? Simple Budget Plan for a Happier You.

[ 0 ] September 23, 2019 |
Looking for Less Financial Stress? Simple Budget Plan for a Happier You.

Will a budget give you less stress about money? The answer may surprise you! Making a budget is a powerful thing. It is a great way to take a step back and relieve uncertainty about spending by making a plan. By setting financial goals, you will be able to work towards your target savings, long-term […]

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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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America Saves Week: A Reality!

[ 0 ] February 29, 2016 |
America Saves Week: A Reality!

You may have heard some of the buzz last week around America Saves Week (#ASW). Running each year since 2007, the week is an opportunity for institutions promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. There are six main focus points for the 2016 America Saves Week. As your preferred […]

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Budgeting Strategies for Getting Out of Debt

[ 0 ] September 5, 2012 |
Budgeting Strategies for Getting Out of Debt

by: Laura Edgar is a senior writer for NerdWallet.com, an unbiased personal finance website committed to promoting financial literacy. No doubt about it: debt is scary and overwhelming. One of the best ways to help yourself out of it is to take a critical look at your spending habits and create a realistic budget. You’re […]

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