Pathways Blog

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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Phone-Scams Post Photo
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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May
17

Marysville High School student art featured at Pathways during May 16 event

A very special thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the extraordinarily talented artwork of area High School students at the Local Expressions Event inside our Marysville Branch last night! We look forward to future opportunities to partner with Marysville High School and showcase the abilities of their aspiring artists. Click here for…

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Cash Back Rewards Mastercard
May
13

Transfer your balances and get 0% APR for 12 Months and earn 10.00% APY on your Cash Back

We have a special money-saving (and money-earning) offer for you. Apply for the Pathways Rewards Mastercard® today and start earning 1.5% Cash Back with every purchase. Transfer your credit card debt and you’ll pay NO INTEREST FOR 12 MONTHS on those balance transfers. Plus, there is NO ANNUAL FEE. Here’s the best part: If you transfer now, we will multiply…

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May
1

Protect Your Identity!

Anyone can be a victim of consumer fraud and identity theft. According to a 2016 Javelin Strategy & Research Identity Fraud Study, $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015 alone. Learn how to keep your personal information secure and protect yourself against potential scams with this helpful video from the Pathways…

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Apr
26

Watch Out for Campus Checking Offers!

Watch Out! Campus Checking Accounts May Come with Extra Fees! According to a new report from U.S. Public Interest Research Groups, when college students sign up for checking accounts via their schools, bad things are likely to happen. These accounts and associated debit cards often come with heavy fees that put students — some of whom…

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Apr
22

What to Buy and What to Skip on Memorial Day

Since 1971, Memorial Day has been celebrated as an extended weekend away from work–and the unofficial start of summer. It’s time to get that grill going, dust off your patio set, and break out the white jeans you’ve had stashed away all winter. More recently, Memorial Day has also turned into a second Black Friday…

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home improvement tips
Apr
9

Home Improvement Tips & Tricks

You don’t need to spend a fortune to give your house a new look this spring. Read on for a list of home improvement hacks and learn how to upgrade your home on a budget. 1. Cabinet makeover  You can give a tired kitchen a fresh look by just replacing the cabinet fronts. You’ll pay…

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Scam Alerts
Apr
4

Beware Tech Support Scams

Computer on the brink? Careful who you contact to fix it! That’s because the FTC is warning of a surge in tech support scams, many of which can be difficult to spot.  In a recent widespread scam, a company that called itself Elite IT Partners, Inc., purchased keywords on Google so they showed up in…

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