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GreenPath and Associated Bank Offer Free Personal Finance Workshops in Racine

Financial Wellness Development Series in partnership with Meridian Group and Associated Bank

(RACINE, WI – Feb. 4, 2016)GreenPath Financial Wellness, in partnership with Meridian Group and Associated Bank will provide a Financial Wellness Development Series in February, March and April, in Racine. The free, one-hour workshops will help individuals get a better understanding of budgeting, credit reports and dealing with their debt issues.

Budgeting for Financial Independence - Tuesday, February 9 at 2 pm

Learn a step-by-step process for creating a budget and sticking to it. The workshop will also explore the barriers people face when it comes to achieving their personal finance goals and ways around those barriers to success.

Understanding Credit Reports & Scores – Tuesday, March 15 at 2 pm

We’ve all seen the numbers and have heard about the importance of them, but why should we be concerned about our credit reports and scores? This workshop will explain how to pull your credit report, how your credit score affects your borrowing power, and will dispel myths about both.

Dealing with Debt – Tuesday, April 12 at 2 pm

We will explore options for handling various types of debt from credit cards to student loans. We’ll discuss how to handle debt issues on your own or when it might be best to ask from help from an outside group.

All workshops will be held at the Albert House – Community Room, 4000 Maryland Avenue in Racine.

To register or for more information, email education@greenpath.com.

GreenPath provides in-person credit counseling, financial education and debt management services in the Wisconsin cities of Racine, Madison, Milwaukee, and West Allis.  The company also offers licensed services by phone and Internet throughout the United States.  For more information about GreenPath, visit www.greenpath.org or call (866) 648-8122.

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GreenPath Financial Wellness is a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing debt, student loan debt, and bankruptcy concerns. Their customized services and attainable solutions have been helping people achieve their financial goals since 1961. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, GreenPath operates more than 60 branch offices in 17 states. They also deliver licensed services throughout the United States over the Internet and telephone. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), the Financial Counseling Association of America (FCAA) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). The organization has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. For more information, visit www.greenpath.com.