10 Things You Should Know About Credit Card Balance Transfers - AARP Magazine

10 Things You Should Know About Credit Card Balance Transfers
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox/AARP Magazine

June 2013

Many folks trying to reduce their credit card debt turn to credit card balance transfers to achieve their goal. But while such transfers can be effective when used judiciously, they do have potential pitfalls.

Before you accept any new credit card deal, consider these 10 issues.

A Simple Way to Save - U.S. News & World Report

A Simple Way to Save: Banish Late Fees
Geoff Williams/US News & World Report

7 August 2013

If you're living paycheck to paycheck, or just have the sense that your money should be going a little further, avoiding late fees can almost be a full-blown financial strategy. With credit cards, there is another late fee trip-wire to consider, especially if you're someone who consistently makes minimum payments, warns Katie Moore, a Detroit-based financial counselor with GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide nonprofit that helps consumers with credit card debt, housing debt and bankruptcy.
 

What to Do If Your Pension is Cut - WJBK-TV/FOX Detroit

What to Do if Your Pension is Cut
Murray Feldman/WJBK-TV (FOX) Detroit

26 July 2013

(WJBK) - As Detroit continues its Chapter 9 bankruptcy process, retired City of Detroit pensioners are still learning about the fate of their monthly pension payments. GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, with offices across the United States, reminds retired city employees with pensions, and all retirees, that they need to have a plan in place, in case their monthly income is reduced.

Understanding Credit Report Webinars - Motherhood Moment

Blog - Understanding Credit Report Webinars
Motherhood Moment

22 July 2013

Credit reports and credit scores – everyone has them. Yet, many people don’t know why they’re important, how to improve them or even how to find them online.  

GreenPath Financial Wellness will help shed some light on credit reports and credit scores in two special upcoming free GreenPath Webinar Wednesday programs at noon EST.

Improving Your Credit Score - Newsday (Long Island, NY)

Money Fix: Improving your credit score
Sheryl Nance-Nash/Newsday (Long Island, NY)

16 July 2013

You see the ads on late-night television promising to fix your credit, "guaranteed." Don't bother. They can't do anything that you can't do yourself, and if they're not a reputable company, they could do more harm than good.

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