Using a Personal Loan to Improve Credit - Bankrate.com

Using a personal loan to improve credit
Mike Cetera/Bankrate.com    

9 June 2016

Maui Kahiapo once posted an intriguing question on the social network Reddit that went something like this: If you took out a $1,000 personal loan and paid it off in 12 months, couldn't you boost your credit score? And wouldn't it be worth it -- even if you had to pay $100 or more interest? The answers to these 2 questions are:

Power of pennies: $8.4M deposited in youth challenge - CUNA News

Power of pennies: $8.4M deposited in youth challenge
Credit Union National Association News

2 June 2016

During the April National Youth Savings Challenge, more than 33,350 young credit union members committed to healthy savings habits by depositing $8,401,462 into their saving accounts and certificates of deposit.

Held in partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness, the 13th annual savings challenge included 93 credit unions that reported an overall average of $252 saved per child.

GreenPath's new CEO focuses on financial wellness - Detroit Free Press

GreenPath's new CEO focuses on financial wellness
Susan Tompor/Detroit Free Press

1 May 2016

The new CEO of GreenPath likes to begin meetings — and perhaps appropriately given the nonprofit's name — by giving employees a chance to breathe and relax with something she calls "Zen poetry." The small group stands in a tight circle, pauses and then one by one each shares one word.
 

CSS provider GreenPath puts focus on fin. wellness - CUNA New Now

CSS provider GreenPath puts focus on fin. wellness
CUNA News Now

11 April 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (4/11/16)--GreenPath Inc. is now operating as GreenPath Financial Wellness. The new name is based on the firm’s long-term commitment to assisting consumers with financial challenges beyond debt, its previous focus.

GreenPath Debt Solutions becomes GreenPath Financial Wellness - Bloomberg News

GreenPath Debt Solutions becomes GreenPath Financial Wellness
Bloomberg News

7 April 2016

GreenPath, Inc., formerly doing business as GreenPath Debt Solutions, has begun operating as GreenPath Financial Wellness, the company said. The Farmington Hills-based company says that the transition is based on its long-term commitment to guide all consumers through life's financial challenges, not just those in debt.

 

GreenPath enlarges focus from debt to include wellness - Monroe (MI) News

GreenPath enlarges focus from debt to include wellness
Monroe (MI) News

6 April 2016

GreenPath Inc., formerly doing business as GreenPath Debt Solutions, announced that it is now operating as GreenPath Financial Wellness. The Farmington Hills-based company says that the transition is based on its long-term commitment to guide all consumers through life’s financial challenges, not just those in debt.
 

GreenPath offers Financial Help for Couples - FOX/San Antonio, TX

GreenPath offers Financial Help for Couples -
FOX 29 - San Antonio, TX

22 March 2016
San Antonio — Now that Valentine's Day is over and wedding season is heating up, how do you discuss finances as a couple? When is it a good time to have this conversation and how can you achieve financial wellness with your partner? GreenPath Debt Solutions counselor Jorge Mata stopped by "Fox News Midday" to give us those answers. Watch the complete news interview below.

A TV binge-watcher’s guide to choosing a card - CreditCardGuide

A TV binge-watcher’s guide to choosing a card
Dawn Papandrea/CreditCardGuide

21 March 2016

If you recently spent a whole weekend with Frank Underwood from “House of Cards,” or have been pulling all-nighters to catch up with “Game of Thrones” before Season 6 starts, you are probably a TV binge-watcher. The bane in a binge-watcher’s existence, however, is falling for someone else’s recommendation for a good show, but then wasting precious time getting sucked into a bad series. The same bad advice can prevent you from choosing the best plastic products for your needs. 
 

Love, Money and Preventing Financial Feuds

Love, Money and Preventing Financial Feuds
Jennifer Profitt/WSMH-TV (Flint, MI)

14 February 2016

“I pretty much handle everything, I’m a control freak,” said Gabriella Ramirez, who’s getting married later this year. She’s been with her fiancé for seven years, and they’ve found a system that works well for them. Still, financial counselor Midea Porterfield, a financial counselor with GreenPath, Inc. Saginaw Township, said it’s a good idea to make sure both partners are aware of your household spending and saving.
 

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