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What is Debt Consolidation? - Magnify Money

What is Debt Consolidation? 

Featuring Chris Dlugozima, GreenPath Education Specialist
9 May 2018

Dealing with multiple personal debts might feel a lot like playing whack-a-mole – different bills with different due dates, minimum balances and late fines and penalties. Just when you’ve sent in one payment, another bill pops up. It’s easy to see how people get behind when repaying multiple debts overwhelms them. Debt consolidation can help by essentially rolling all your debt payments, most often credit cards, into one with a single due date and an interest rate that is often lower than what you are currently paying.

Click here to continue to Magnify Money to read about how debt consolidation works, the types of debt that can be consolidated, and more.

Effective debt management: How to increase savings and get rid of that debt load - USA Today

Effective debt management: How to increase savings and get rid of that debt load 

Featuring Kristen Holt, GreenPath President & CEO
2 May 2018

Debt is high and savings are low. 

Indeed, total household debt rose to an all-time high of $13.15 trillion at year-end 2017, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Center for Microeconomic Data.

And, as of year-end 2017, some 4.6% of outstanding debt was in some stage of delinquency. Of the $619 billion of debt that is delinquent, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that $406 billion is seriously delinquent - at least 90 days late or "severely derogatory."

Click here to continue to USA Today to read ways to drop debt and bolster savings.

Preparing for Summer Childcare - Fox News 29 San Antonio

Preparing for Summer Childcare

Featuring Gladys Coward, Financial Wellness Expert
27 April 2018

The school year is set to wrap up in about a month with kids out of class for the summer. With the summer comes the pressure of securing all day child care for working parents, which can be very costly.


Click here to continue to Fox 29 News San Antonio for all of Gladys' options for safe and affordable childcare.

 


News Releases

GreenPath Financial Wellness and Homeownership Preservation Foundation Join Forces to Expand Services to Homebuyers, Homeowners

Farmington Hills, Mich., (June 8, 2018) An affiliation between GreenPath Financial Wellness and the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) is increasing access to support and guidance for people seeking to buy and keep their homes. The affiliation between the two organizations provides added efficiencies, reach and capacity to guide people to sustainable homeownership.

By sharing services and resources, GreenPath and HPF are using their human-centered focus and deep expertise in housing, consumer debt, and financial health to support millions of consumers in achieving their own version of the American dream. The affiliation has built on the outstanding legacy of HPF’s 995-HOPE Hotline, which has responded to over nine million calls from consumers needing guidance to save their homes from foreclosure.

GreenPath Financial Wellness acquires Rural Dynamics, Inc. in expansion of credit counseling services

Farmington Hills, MI - May 1, 2018 – GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit credit counseling and financial health organization, has acquired Rural Dynamics, Inc. (RDI), a nonprofit credit counseling and financial advocacy organization based in Montana and Idaho.

This is the fourth addition to the GreenPath organization in the last 12 months. It’s part of a long-term growth strategy to support their mission to remix the American Dream so it works for everyone. GreenPath uses human-centered principles to guide people to make healthy financial choices that support their goals.


 

2016 GreenPath Annual Report

In 2016, GreenPath widened our focus to support financial wellness more broadly.  We will always be there for people who need a guide in times of crisis.  And we are expanding our services to support financial health in a variety of proactive ways, too.  Check out our 2016 annual report to learn about our impact, partnerships, finanicals, and the road ahead.

View a .pdf version of our annual report.

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