Monthly Archives: June 2012

Draft your Declaration over Debt in July: Finish 2012 with a financial plan in place

As July marks the halfway point in the year, it is an opportune time for individuals and families to decide want they want to accomplish financially in the second half of 2012. It’s also the perfect time to declare independence … Continue reading

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List of cities and credit scores – Where do you fit in? How can you boost your score?

The credit reporting agency, Experian, recently released its 2011 findings on a comprehensive look at the average credit scores of consumers in cities across America (the average US score is 749.) The top three cities and their scores are: 1. Wausau, Wisconsin – … Continue reading

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Debt settlement companies feel pressure – tips on choosing a credit counseling organization

Recently, the state of Wisconsin filed actions against five debt settlement companies operating in the state. The actions stated, in part, that the companies were not licensed in Wisconsin and each charged large upfront fees, a violation of the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Mortgage definitions – GreenPath premieres six-part homebuyer video series…

Many people dream of owning their own home, but the high cost of homes generally requires a home mortgage to make this become a reality. In today’s blog, we’ll review some basic terms and concepts related to mortgages. Mortgage Terminology … Continue reading

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Employees facing pension buyouts will face some tough financial decisions

There has been a lot of talk lately in the news about pension buyouts. In the coming weeks and months, thousands of employees from Ford and General Motors will be making decisions that could impact their financial situation in their … Continue reading

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Strong May auto sales signals car buyers ready, but a bit of homework first can save money!

As May auto sales are being released today, based on positive numbers from the Big 3, it’s evident there are many buyers getting ready to purchase a new vehicle. But before you kick the tires or experience that “new car smell,” … Continue reading

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