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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 3/3/2015 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.


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.

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