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.

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.