Category: Financial Wellness
Financial wellness refers to your ability to maintain stability even in the face of challenges. A financially healthy outlook is one that can weather changes in the economy and real estate market and meet personal challenges head-on like unemployment and serious illness in your household. We help you create a financially healthy outlook that allows your household to live comfortably and achieve your financial goals. Learn if you have the right strategy to overcome challenges and avoid problems with debt, or if you need to brush up on your knowledge and skills in order to succeed.
January 20th, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new survey finds Americans are optimistic that they will live to be debt free, but savings often takes a back seat to that goal. Here is what you can do.
Debt Advice, Financial Wellness
January 2nd, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
We offer 5 pieces of advice for setting financial priorities in 2017, so you can protect your finances from economic volatility and prepare for new laws.
December 23rd, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new report reveals a major financial literacy fail across the U.S. – consumers don’t have the financial knowledge they need to achieve stability.
November 4th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new infographic compares consumer debt levels in red and blue states, but the real conclusion is we all have too much debt, regardless of politics.
Debt Relief, Financial Wellness
October 7th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
In spite of approaching $1 trillion in credit card debt and being over $1 trillion in student loan debt, there’s some good news in personal finance, too.
October 5th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
As Hurricane Matthew approaches the east coast, we look at preparedness by companies and workers who want to know what to do when disaster strikes.
September 15th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
This interactive map shows you the best and worst states for financial stability in the nation. Does where you live determine your ability to succeed?
September 9th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Social media didn’t invent the phenomenon of keeping up with the Joneses, but it’s not making it better. We offer 3 tips on smart purchasing decisions.
Budgeting, Financial Wellness
August 15th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
A new study finds many households rely on raises to keep up with everyday expenses, so not seeing a salary increase every two years can mean big trouble.
August 5th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Although almost half of Americans can now comfortably afford their bills and other expenses, medical debt and lack of emergency savings still create trouble.