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5 Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store

5 Ways to Save More at the Grocery Store How are you trying to save a little extra cash this year? By GreenPath Financial Wellness With prices rapidly rising on everyday items, perhaps your savings plan has gone by the wayside. These tips will help you find more money in your budget – starting with saving at the grocery store. …

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5 Ways to Make Money Resolutions That Stick

5 Ways to Make Money Resolutions That Stick The new year is a time for new beginnings. Are you ready to make money resolutions that stick? By GreenPath Financial Wellness Eliminating debt, learning new spending habits, or building savings are choices that can change your life. They can affect your entire well-being from stress levels, to physical and mental health. …

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For Holidays, Less is More

Spending Less This Holiday Season This holiday season, during a pandemic and product shortages, could less be more? Another holiday season is upon us, and for the second year in a row, the impacts of COVID will likely color the celebrations. While the season is an opportunity to focus on the things that matter most in life, exchanging gifts is a long-standing tradition and a way to share …

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Tracking Your Joint Expenses

Tracking Your Joint Expenses It’s hard enough keeping track of your own expenses. So you shouldn’t be surprised that managing money as a team effort can test your patience, especially if your partner has a different method of keeping financial records—or worse, no method at all. In some ways, it’s easier for you today than it was for your parents …

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Earning Extra Income

Earning Extra IncomeThinking about having a side hustle to earn extra spending money or help with your monthly expenses? When it comes to earning extra income, you’ve got options—and those options have options! In this Coach session, walk through the ins and outs of extra income, including expenses and tax implications.  To begin the Coach session, select Get Started. Next, …

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Getting a Car

Getting a CarWhen looking for a new car, you have three main options: buy used, buy new, or lease. There are pros and cons to each method. Your choice will be based on various financial considerations, driving habits, and personal preference. Buying Used Buying a used car is appealing to many people. Used cars are less expensive up-front, and they …

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Back to School: How to Talk to Kids About Money

Back to School: How to Talk to Kids About Money It’s an excellent time to teach your kids about the basics of money and spending When we think of back to school, we think of what our kids will learn to set themselves up for success as adults. Among these is understanding finances and managing money. Parents may question the …

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Looking at Budgeting

Looking at Budgeting A practical budget can be a result of collaborative conversations you can have in your household as you plan how to manage your money. . Starting Points Your budget is your blueprint for keeping cash flow positive, and for sticking to your saving goals. Whether you’re single, supporting others, or have a partner, it’s essential to have …

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Early Withdrawals From Retirement Savings

Early Withdrawals From Retirement Savings Whether you find yourself laid off from work, facing a medical emergency, or confronted with a situation that you’re financially unprepared for, it may be tempting to withdraw from retirement savings—but there are penalties and consequences you need to consider before doing so. Early Withdrawal Penalties There are serious consequences to accessing your retirement funds …

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5 Steps to Prepare for a Big Purchase

5 Steps to Prepare for a Big PurchaseWhat does it take to decide on a big purchase? A financial journey typically includes several twists and turns – such as understanding how to manage spending, build savings, and control debt. There might be “speed bumps” in the form of unexpected changes in income. Along the way, you might also navigate milestone …