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Communications Manager/GreenPath Financial Wellness
GreenPath Financial Wellness Completes Asset Acquisition of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of South Texas
Acquisition now offers Texas clients face-to-face counseling in southern and north-central Texas
(CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – July 18, 2011) — GreenPath, Inc., a nonprofit consumer credit counseling agency doing business as GreenPath Financial Wellness, announced today that it is providing free debt counseling and financial education to southern Texas residents after its recent acquisition of the assets of Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of South Texas.
GreenPath is committed to strengthening local services to Texans. The company will operate branch offices serving the Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley. “CCCS of South Texas’ long history of providing local services will continue and expand under the GreenPath name,” said Jane McNamara, president and CEO, GreenPath, Inc.
Consumers can access GreenPath services in person, by phone or through the Internet. Services include debt and credit counseling, debt management programs, personalized budgeting, housing counseling, financial education, and bankruptcy counseling. In addition, GreenPath staff will conduct community education outreach and workshops throughout the area.
“For more than 40 years, CCCS of South Texas has helped thousands of people with their personal finances,” remarked Melissa Goonan, education and outreach specialist, GreenPath Financial Wellness and former director of education and community information for CCCS of South Texas. “We are excited about combining operations with GreenPath to provide even more efficient and effective products and services to our clients.”
Last November, GreenPath announced the asset acquisition of CCCS of North Central Texas. Combined with today’s announcement, GreenPath now offers free face-to-face counseling at eight Texas locations, as well as phone and Internet counseling to all residents of the Lone Star State.
“GreenPath is very happy to be expanding our presence in Texas,” said McNamara. “We look forward to helping many Texans with their debt and finance issues.”
With the acquisition, GreenPath now offers face-to-face appointments at 61 offices in 12 states. The company also offers services by phone and Internet throughout the United States. For more information about GreenPath Financial Wellness, visit www.greenpath.com or call (866) 648-8122.
GreenPath Financial Wellness is a nationwide, non-profit financial organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing 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 55 branch offices in Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Vermont, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Arizona and Wyoming. GreenPath also delivers licensed services throughout the United States over the Internet and telephone. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). For more information, visit www.greenpath.org.