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How to Check Your Credit Report – Beverly Harzog (Guest Contributor)

It’s a brand new year! And that makes it a great time to put some credit housekeeping in place for 2015. You should have “Check my annual credit report” near the top of your list. You’re entitled to a free … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Start Planning for the Holidays

It’s hard to believe that, while the calendar says August, now is the perfect time to start getting ready for the holidays. By making a plan, watching for sales and adjusting your budget, you can make this holiday one that … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait to Seek Financial Advice – Free Help is Available

By Sara Gilbert GreenPath Community Engagement Liaison Colorado/Wyoming Most of us contact a mechanic when our car breaks down because we want someone who knows how to get us back on the road as quickly as possible. I would be … Continue reading

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Build a Budget, Don’t Tap Retirement Money

By Katie Moore GreenPath counselor Detroit, MI Recently, an article in Bloomberg News discussed how more people are tapping into their retirement accounts to make ends meet. At GreenPath, we encounter more people asking about the ramifications of using money … Continue reading

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Before Jumping into Holiday Shopping, Secure your Credit Cards!

By Katie Moore GreenPath personal finance counselor Detroit office This holiday season will have the traditional masses of shoppers taking to area malls and stores, while many will opt to shop online from their couch. Whichever way you choose to … Continue reading

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Are your personal finances making you financially sick?

By Sara Gilbert, GreenPath manager for Colorado and Wyoming A recent Chase Blueprint and Aite Group study of more than 1,200 consumers found that the complexity of one’s personal finances is directly related to their perception of personal financial health. … Continue reading

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Start saving for the holidays now – Planning and budget can save you money in 2014

By David Flores, GreenPath counselor and manager Fresh on the heels of kids going back to school and college with new backpacks, clothes and more, America is bracing for the upcoming three-month holiday season, which means spending money to celebrate. … Continue reading

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