What’s Your Money Personality?

January is the perfect time to look within and reflect on ways you can better yourself in the New Year. Think about your spending habits. Do you see yourself in any of the descriptions below?

Group of shoppers

  • Hoarder – The hoarder likes to save, budget and prioritize.
  • Spender – The spender likes to spend, spend, spend.
  • Planner – The planner is the nitty-gritty, take-it-one-step-at-a-time type.
  • Dreamer – The dreamer hatches passionate schemes, but has no idea how to make them come true.
  • Merger – The merger wants to pull all of the couple’s money together.
  • Separatist – The separatist wants at least some of his/her own money.
  • Risk-taker – The risk-taker loves adventurous investing.
  • Risk-avoider – The risk-avoider goes for the sure thing.

If you’re concerned about the way you approach money, you may benefit from meeting with a financial counselor. Members 1st members can take advantage of the GreenPath program, a free financial education and counseling program. GreenPath counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (EST), Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To use this new service, simply call 1-877-337-3399 or visit them on the web at www.greenpathref.com.

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