Loans gettin' old - Seniors Suffer with Record Student Debt - New York Post

Loans gettin' old - Seniors Suffer with Record Student Debt
John Byrne/The New York Post

7 July 2013

Baby boomers are sinking in a surprising sea of debt on their student loans.They are the latest victims and it’s wiping out their retirement plans and taking big bites out of their Social Security checks.

"College Bound" Financial Seminar Presentation - Battle Creek Enquirer

MDL and MCCU partner to present "College Bound" Financial Seminar
Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer

1 July 2013

Would you like to learn how to be better prepared financially for your childrens college? Join the Marshall District Library as we host Catherine Wall, a GreenPath Financial Wellness representative.
 

What to do when dealing with a collection agency - Fort Collins (CO) Coloradoan

What to do when dealing with a collection agency
Sara Gilbert/Fort Collins (CO) Coloradoan

28 June 2013

We hear lots of questions at GreenPath, and sometimes the questions involve debt collection activity. Debt collection is something that most of us don’t pay attention to unless we encounter it, but once you do it is helpful to know your rights.
 

5 top excuses (and 5 top fixes) for paying bills late - Yahoo! Finance

5 top excuses (and 5 top fixes) for paying bills late
Melody Warnick/Yahoo! Finance via CreditCards.com

19 June 2013

If you're spending more than you're earning each month, you'll never get up to date until you adjust either your income or your expenses. But often, having enough to pay bills on time is just a matter of "paycheck planning," says Kathryn Moore, a financial counselor with GreenPath Financial Wellness, in Detroit.
 

The benefits and costs of having a joint credit card account - WKBK-TV (FOX/Detroit)

The benefits and costs of having a joint credit card account
WKBK-TV (FOX/Detroit)

10 June 2013

The economy is doing better but many people are still struggling to make ends meet. Recent grads that can't find work, lower salaries and the fall out from the recession leading to poor credit has many people sharing credit card accounts.

New Online Service Helps College Grads Navigate Student Loan Repayment Options - Student Loan Alliance

New Online Service Helps College Grads Navigate Student Loan Repayment Options
PRWeb/Washington D.C.

4 June 2013

With graduation season upon us, the Student Loan Alliance (SLA) is encouraging recent and soon-to-be college graduates with student loans to visit StudentLoanHelp.org for assistance with evaluating their repayment options. StudentLoanHelp.org is a new resource launched by the SLA to help borrowers assess their student loan options.
 

Installment Loans Gain Attention for High Interest Rates - Loans.org

Installment Loans Gain Attention for High Interest Rates
Arit John/Loans.org

21 May 2013

Consumers have more to worry about than high-interest, short-term loans. According to a new report from ProPublica, long-term installment loans carry similar interest charges to payday loans and trap borrowers in the same cycles of debt.

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