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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 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

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 Finance.Yahoo.com 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?

By host on 8/5/2014 11:08 AM

Financial Essentials Checklist for the College-Bound

The basics of personal finance every young adult should know before leaving home

Camarillo, CA – Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet are not prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is no surprise considering that less than half of the states require a course in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation.

By host on 7/29/2014 12:04 PM

Approximately $125 Million in payments will be made to eligible borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2012. Foreclosed homeowners from Oklahoma will not be eligible for a cash payment because Oklahoma did not join the settlement. People will receive at least $700 and are likely to get the payment before the end of the year ($700 assumes 100% participation, so the pay out is likely to be a little higher).

By host on 7/29/2014 12:00 PM

With the holidays five months away, now is the time to take action

Camarillo, CA – The 2014 holiday season is a short five months away, yet many are financially unprepared to begin shopping. In recent years, Americans spent an average of $800 on holiday-related expenses. That’s more than a week’s wages for many workers, and in spite of the fact that the December holidays are an annual event, people routinely neglect planning for them and resort to charging their purchases.

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