Financial Resources

bridge and flowersMany people struggle with an increasing number of expenses, debts, and financial obligations. If you and your family are experiencing financial difficulties there are resources available to assist with evaluating your situation, setting priorities, and locating emergency assistance. By developing healthy saving and spending habits, you can ensure your financial wellbeing and ultimately improve the quality of your life.

Resources

  • Green Path Debt Solutions is a non-profit organization that has certified consumer credit counselors who can provide guidance on your current financial situation, assist with making a personal budget, and make a plan to get out of debt.
  • mymoney.gov provides extensive information and tools on money management for all age groups including children. It provides specific education on the five building blocks for managing and growing your money: Earn, Save/Invest, Protect, Spend, and Borrow.
  • Voya Financial manages the State of Michigan’s 401k and 457 Plans.  For more information on investing, personal finances, and retirement accounts, please visit their web site.
  • Michigan 2-1-1 is a free telephone number that connects people with community resources.  The 2-1-1 call specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide information on community services such as health care, job training, foreclosure prevention programs, rent/utility assistance, food, shelter, support groups and more.