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Author: host Created: 1/16/2011 12:51 AM
The SurePath Blog is full of information about all things money. Whether you're knee deep in debt, planning for your future or just getting on your own two feet, you'll find valuable information to help along the way.
By host on 3/11/2015 12:26 AM
New Data Show Volunteer Tax Preparation Provides a Significant Benefit to Lower-Income Taxpayers

Nearly $4 billion in refunds reached every state in the US

This morning, CFED released its new breakdown of national IRS data on the 2014 tax season, which shows that volunteers helped over 3.2 million taxpayers get $3.89 billion in tax refunds. The data reveal that the economic impact of volunteer tax assistance benefits residents of every state in the country, helping them achieve their financial goals and boosting local economic activity.

CFED and the Taxpayer Opportunity Network find that millions of Americans receive an economic boost from tax credits generated by Volunteer Tax Assistance, including $1.1 billion in Earned Income Tax Credits, $900 million in Child...
By host on 3/3/2015 9:30 AM
America Saves Week (February 23 – 28, 2015) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. America Saves’ mantra – and the focus for America Saves Week – is simple: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. When you know what your current financial picture looks like, you can be more proactive in setting yourself up for future success.
By host on 2/27/2015 9:33 AM

America Saves Week, February 23 – 28, 2015, is the perfect time to review your finances, set your savings goals for the year, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is - Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.

 

Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? Even if you are already saving, it’s good to take a look at your greater financial picture and decide whether there’s potential to save more or set a new savings goal. Join thousands of others who are pledging to pay down debt, save money, and take financial action during America Saves Week.

By host on 2/25/2015 9:32 AM

The spending and saving habits of your past don't define your future — your current ones do. And this America Saves Weekis a great time to start with a clean slate. Hitting the reset button won't cure all your financial woes, but when it comes to adopting good saving habits it's truly half the battle. The other half, of course, is drafting a well-planned road map for success. Luckily, we've got a primer to get you started. Read on for our guide to adopting seven money-saving habits that stick.


By host on 12/18/2014 1:04 PM

It’s easy for us to think of this year’s tax refund as free money coming to us courtesy of Uncle Sam. However, the truth of the matter is that the check you receive is a return of your own hard earned money. And since you’re going to get your own money back, why not use it to get ahead of your financial goals?

By host on 12/16/2014 12:58 PM

Washington, DC – As shoppers enter the countdown to Christmas, SurePath Financial Solutions and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) offer tips to help them cross the finish line without compromising their financial well-being.

Waiting until the last minute to shop for gifts can make consumers more vulnerable to impulse buys and overspending. The following tips based on the acronym for countdown should help consumers maintain their financial balance as they wrap up their holiday shopping.
By host on 12/8/2014 12:06 PM

Stressed About Your Holiday Budget? Join the National Foundation For Credit Counseling for a #HolidaySpending Twitter Party!

The 2014 holiday shopping season is in full swing!  And while many retailers are praising the season’s hottest deals, consumers are overspending more than any other time of the year. Are your finances equipped to handle everyone on your holiday gift list?

By host on 11/20/2014 8:41 PM

 A fundamental building block of a successful retirement portfolio is stocks. How to invest in stock, however, is a tricky question. Beginning investors are met with a range of possibilities, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. This is a simple breakdown in the various way of investing.


By host on 11/20/2014 8:40 PM

Camarillo, CA – Many people are entering the largest shopping season of the year without a plan to avoid overspending. For some, the ghosts of Christmases past are still haunting them in the form of unmanageable credit card debt.  For others, finding $800, the amount the National Retail Federation estimates that consumers will spend during the holidays this year, seems beyond their reach.

By host on 9/29/2014 6:00 PM

As stores compete for tighter consumer dollars, sales are scheduled for a variety of dates in October and November.

Courtesy ConsumerReports.org

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