Money Lessons from Your Favorite TV Show - CreditSesame.com

Money Lessons From Your Favorite TV Shows, What Not to Do
Gina Roberts-Grey/Credit Sesame

15 November 2013

Good news couch potatoes! The storylines of the quirky, confused and creative characters we love so much (or love to hate) are loaded with lessons on what not to do with your money, budget and credit.

GreenPath offers help for veterans - WJBK-TV FOX 2/Detroit

GreenPath offers help for veterans
Murray Feldman/WJBK-TV FOX

11 November 2013

GreenPath discusses housing and credit counseling options for both active and retired servicemen and women. GreenPath counselor David Flores recently appeared on WJBK-TV FOX 2/Detroit on Veterans Day to discuss options.

Counseling Services Info On Credit Card Statements Overlooked by Many - NY1 News

Counseling Services Info On Credit Card Statements Overlooked by Many
Tara Lynn Wagner/NY1

7 November 2013

There are understandably a lot of numbers on your credit card statement, but a number on page one is one you may not have noticed: a number to call if you'd like information about credit counseling services.News to you? You're not alone.

Let D.C. donnybrook be wake-up call for your finances - USA Today

Let D.C. donnybrook be wake-up call for your finances
Susan Tompor/USA Today

19 October 2013


The government came close to bumping into its debt-ceiling but a last-minute deal to avert a default was in the works Wednesday. Even so, perhaps consumers should consider if they're edging closer to the brink, too, when it comes to their own finances.

Are you playing too close to the edge with finances? - Detroit Free Press

Are you playing too close to the edge with finances?
Susan Tompor/Detroit Free Press

17 October 2013

Katie Moore, financial counselor for GreenPath Financial Wellness in Detroit, said a clear sign that a consumer is heading for a financial mess is when he or she is constantly borrowing even what seem like small sums.

“There’s a credit card wall,” she said. “You are overspending if you’re charging more than you’re paying off each month.”

How to Survive as a Furloughed Employee - The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ)

How to Survive as a Furloughed Employee
Ellen Chang/The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) and Main Street

14 October 2013

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Employees who have been furloughed and are facing weeks without getting paid have several options to pay their bills and other expenses this month.

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