5 Common Credit Card Myths, Debunked

Do you remember the first time you used a credit card or who taught you about them? Maybe you had a parent or money mentor who explained best practices or—like one of our recent Real $tories guests—you had to learn things the hard way (like so many of us do.) Credit cards have become an integral [...]

By |2023-10-24T09:14:18-04:00October 24th, 2023|Budgeting|0 Comments

Try These Ten Financial Life Hacks

As interest rates increase and prices for everyday items continue to move higher, many people are looking to make their money go farther, save more, or make their financial life easier. You might also look to manage consumer debt as part of your overall financial picture. A financial life hack [...]

By |2023-10-12T11:30:19-04:00October 12th, 2023|Budgeting|0 Comments

Rest, Recharge, and Save with a Staycation

As we welcome the arrival of fall and the 2023/24 school year, it’s worth acknowledging that many of us may be experiencing the Summer Blues as the result of high interest rates and historical inflation. In 2023, you might have felt forced to choose between making new vacation memories or sticking to a strict budget. [...]

By |2023-10-03T14:30:05-04:00October 3rd, 2023|Budgeting|0 Comments

Affordable Elegance: Planning a Wedding on a Budget

As one of the most popular months to tie the knot, September can be a spendy month for couples saying “I Do.” According to the matrimonial number crunchers over at The Knot, 43% of 2022 weddings took place between September and November, with the average wedding costing $30,000. And then there’s [...]

By |2023-09-25T15:59:44-04:00September 20th, 2023|Budgeting|0 Comments

What to Do if You’re Late Making Car Payments

Life can be unpredictable and challenging at times, and missing a car payment might seem tempting as a temporary solution. GreenPath’s financial experts often talk to people on this bumpy road. During the call, counselors emphasize the importance of staying on track with car payments. Making regular, on-time car payments [...]

By |2023-09-15T11:34:41-04:00September 15th, 2023|Budgeting|0 Comments