Pathways Blog

Aug
8

6 Tips for Managing Back-to-School Stress

  As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and co-author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy,…

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Aug
1

Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

  Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them. Here are a few websites to help you find the best deals on lodgings. If you’re strictly…

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Jul
25

Summer Savings

  How to stay on budget and keep costs low during the summer Summer is here and that means increased expenses. As a study from LendEDU pointed out, Americans spend an average of $2,229 in the summer, making it the second-most expensive season (winter is in the lead, with a $2,314 average spend). Looking to cut back…

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Jul
25

Summer Slim Down

  Some ideas on budget-friendly summer fun Now that summer has arrived, chances are you’re considering all the entertainment options laid out before you. While spending a week on a remote island might be ideal, it’s not exactly budget-friendly. Here are some more affordable summer-fun options. Park Party Many local parks host free or affordable…

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Jun
24

Vote for YOUR credit union in Columbus CEO’s Best of Business poll

  Vote for Pathways as the Best of Business We’re proud to be your credit union. Thanks to YOU, we were voted the Best Credit Union in Central Ohio twice before. Now it’s time to show your pride in us, and help us win big in 2019! As a Pathways member, you have the opportunity…

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Local Expressions Delaware
Jun
19

Join us for wine and art on July 25 at Pathways in Delaware

  Join us for local wine and art on Thursday, July 25! Our popular Local Expressions events are an opportunity for everyone in the Delaware community to meet informally as we appreciate local artists and sample local wines (other beverages are available). The event will feature work by Jared Doze of Creative Foundations. Jared is…

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Jun
11

Only The Important

Only The Important: How to Audit Your Budget to Prioritize Vital Expenses Your budget is only as good as you make it. While it’s nice to have one — a Gallup poll found that just 32 percent of all Americans keep a formal, household budget — it’s better to streamline it by prioritizing important expenses….

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May
28

A Better Amazon – Online Shopping Tips

Some Amazon shopping mistakes you should avoid Shopping on Amazon is often a great way to save money and time. The site has good deals backed by fast shipping. Americans have certainly taken notice: According to a report from EMarketer, the retail site now accounts for 49 percent of America’s ecommerce. While there’s plenty to like…

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May
21

Wrong Number: A Look at the Most Common Phone Scams

A look at the most common phone scams According to a recent report from the phone app Truecaller, one out of every 6 Americans has lost money due to a phone scam. That’s unfortunate, and a sign that the scourge of cell phone life — robocalls — is more than just a nuisance, it’s a…

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