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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 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.


By host on 9/19/2014 10:52 AM

Ten red flags you may be entering a financial danger zone

Camarillo, CA – The ability to put away the plastic and successfully live on a cash basis is an indicator of financial stability, as it proves a person’s lifestyle is in line with their income. However, a recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) online poll revealed that one in five people could not make ends meet without the use of credit. Another twenty-two percent of respondents said that if asked to live on a cash basis they would have to make significant lifestyle changes.

By host on 9/15/2014 10:09 AM
From Credit cards are one of the most widely used — and abused — financial tools in the U.S. Among households with credit card debt, the average balance they’re carrying is more than $15,600, according to Nerdwallet, a figure that has barely budged since the recession. The troubling part is that many Americans know very little about credit at all. A survey by the Consumer Federation of America found that 40% of Americans had no idea that their credit history played a role in determining whether they could qualify for new credit. And one in four consumers admitted they didn’t know how to effectively improve their credit scores. Millennials are so spooked by credit debt that a whopping 63% say they don’t carry a credit card at all, Bankrate found. When used properly, credit can be a powerful tool to build up your finances. Here are a few ways you may be using plastic the wrong way: 1. You’re opening...
By host on 8/28/2014 2:24 PM

Solutions offered to help consumers obtain the credit they seek

Camarillo, CA – People apply for a credit card for many different reasons. Some are new to the world of credit and just getting started, while others are hoping to expand their access to credit. Regardless of the reason, no one applies for a card hoping their application will be rejected. To improve the likelihood of approval, consumers need to understand the credit decisioning process.

By host on 8/28/2014 2:17 PM

SurePath Financial Solutions offers consumers a way out of overwhelming financial worries

Camarillo, CA – The recent study released by the Urban Institute reveals that 35% of Americans have accounts in collections. So what keeps consumers from reaching out for help?

SurePath Financial Solutions, a nonprofit organization, provides caring, innovative solutions that educate and empower consumers to successfully handle immediate financial challenges and plan for their future.