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GreenPath Presents a Free Financial Fair in Grayslake, IL on Sept. 13


Free event on Sept. 13 will offer workshops on credit and homeownership

(GRAYSLAKE, IL – September 9, 2014) GreenPath, a nationwide nonprofit financial wellness and education organization, is hosting the first annual Lake County Financial Fair on Saturday, September 13 from 9 am to noon at College of Lake County, C-Wing Conference Center, 19351 W. Washington, Grayslake, IL 60030.

GreenPath and area partners will offer free workshops on ways to improve your credit and credit score, as well as workshops on homeownership, including information on grants and loans available for first-time homebuyers and modifications and refinancing programs for existing homeowners.

This is a free community event featuring door prizes and gift cards, free credit report reviews, and the opportunity for residents to meet with experts one-on-one.

“This will be a great opportunity for the community to meet with local experts and get their questions answered about credit and mortgages,” said Bill Druliner, GreenPath community engagement manager. “We are excited to be partnering with some great area housing, realty and financial organizations and look forward to working with them.”

Area residents can pre-register at www.greenpath.org/financialfair. Registration is not required, but appreciated.

Partners for the Lake County Financial Fair include: Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/ Koenig Rubloff Realty Group, Chase Bank, Family Service, Fifth Third Bank, and US Bank.

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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 50 branch offices in 11 states. 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.