3 Steps to Choosing a Qualified Credit Counselor - NerdWallet

3 Steps to Choosing a Qualified Credit Counselor
Sean Pyles/NerdWallet 
   
2 May 2016

Whether you need debt management or are just looking to create a budget, credit counseling can provide the tools you need to take control of your finances. Thousands of credit counselors across the country work to help people learn to manage their finances — though some are more reputable than others.
 

8 ways to pay down debt when on a fixed income - CreditCards.com

8 ways to pay down debt when on a fixed income
Tamara E. Holmes/CreditCards.com

17 May 2016

Climbing out from under a mountain of debt is never easy, but when you’re living on a fixed income, the task may seem insurmountable.

Whether you’re retired, disabled or facing a lengthy period without the promise of a raise, promotion or other windfall, the first step is to “focus on the income you have and evaluate where it has to go,” says Kathryn Bossler, a financial counselor with Farmington Hills, Michigan-based GreenPath Debt Solutions.

 

Baby boomers dealing with debt can find financial help - Detroit Free Press

Baby boomers dealing with debt can find financial help
Susan Tompor/Detroit Free Press

23 May 2016

Asking for a senior discount at the gym or the movies may be a nice perk for older consumers, but many struggling retirees oddly enough are leaving thousands of dollars in perks and benefits untouched. It's saved money that could create some economic stability in their lives.

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.

 

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