Facing a Furlough? 5 Fast Personal Finance Tips from GreenPath Financial Wellness

Priority list includes building a budget and talking about finances

 (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – October 1, 2013) – As the US government faces its first day of furloughs, many government workers are facing a day off without pay. GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, with offices across the United States, reminds furloughed employees that they need to have a plan in place, when it comes to their personal finances.

Autumn Kicks off the Holiday Spending Season

Time to celebrate also means time to spend money; GreenPath offers ways to keep spending in check

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – October 1, 2013) - Fresh on the heels of kids going back to school and college with new backpacks, clothes and more, America is bracing for the upcoming three-month holiday season, which means spending money to celebrate. GreenPath Financial Wellness has compiled some ways to save money during the upcoming holiday season.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Names Indiana Couple 2013 Clients of the Year

Tony and Peggy Laskowski pay off more than $57,000 in debt in four years on debt management plan

(MISHAWAKA, IN – September 6, 2013) – GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, recently announced their 2013 Clients of the Year. Tony and Peggy Laskowski, of Mishawaka, Indiana, paid off more than $57,000 in debt in four years, completing their GreenPath debt management program in July 2012.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Shares Five Fast Facts to Help your Credit Score

Get your Free Credit Report from Each of the Three Credit Bureaus

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - August 26, 2013) GreenPath Financial Wellness has listed 5 things you can do to build up your credit score (from David Flores, GreenPath Financial Wellness manager and counselor):

1. Pay your bills on time.
2. Use less than thirty percent of your total available credit.

Sharing Money Lessons with Your Kids During Back-to-School Shopping

Easy lessons on budgeting and comparison shopping can help gain a better understanding  of personal finance

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – August 21, 2013) - As many families undertake back-to-school shopping in the coming weeks, GreenPath Financial Wellness reminds parents that it is the opportune time to share some personal finance lessons with their kids.

Back-to-School Savings Start Before You Leave the House

GreenPath Financial Wellness shares nine money-saving shopping tips to keep more money in your wallet

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – August 19, 2013) As many families will venture out over the next few weeks to start or continue back-to-school shopping, GreenPath Financial Wellness reminds shoppers that with some quick planning, you can keep more money in your wallet before and after checkout.

 

GreenPath Reminds Detroit Pensioners and Retirees to Plan Ahead

Priority list includes building a budget and talking about finances 

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – July 23, 2013) – As Detroit continues its Chapter 9 bankruptcy process, retired City of Detroit pensioners are still learning about the fate of their monthly pension payments. GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, with offices across the United States, reminds retired city employees with pensions, and all retirees, that they need to have a plan in place, in case their monthly income is reduced.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Talks About Credit Scores and Credit Reports

Two July online webinars will help answer questions around these important personal finance topics

 (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – July 22, 2013) - Credit reports and credit scores – everyone has them. Yet, many people don’t know why they’re important, how to improve them or even how to find them online.  GreenPath Financial Wellness will help shed some light on credit reports and credit scores in two special upcoming free GreenPath Webinar Wednesday programs at noon EST on 7/24 and 7/31.

Which Personal Finance Fireworks will You See this July 4 Holiday?

GreenPath Financial Wellness warns against budget smoke bombs and slow-saving sparklers

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – June 26, 2013)  GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, has listed some potentially dangerous personal finance fireworks that you might experience this upcoming Independence Day holiday.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Offers College Grads 10 Tips on Dealing with Student Loans

GreenPath clients face an average of $30,000 in student loan debt; up 13 percent over 2011

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – May 24, 2013) As colleges across the country take part in their 2013 spring graduation ceremonies, many graduates will soon be looking for their first job. At the same time, many graduates will be getting a first look at a hefty student loan bill.

 

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