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.


Paying property taxes a concern?

GreenPath offers free non-profit help in Iowa and Illinois

(MOLINE, IL – May 12, 2013) - This is the time of year when property tax bills begin arriving in mailboxes throughout Rock Island County.  Recently, more local homeowners are finding themselves struggling to come up with the funds to address their property taxes.  Reduced income, unemployment, and rising prices for fuel and food, continue to take a toll on many Illinois homeowners.

GreenPath Financial Wellness to Offer Free Personal Finance Programs During Money Smart Week

Topics: 12 Money Mistakes to avoid in 2013; Improve your credit score and Protect Yourself against Identity Theft

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – April 16, 2013) While the economy is on the mend in many parts of the country, saving money continues to play an important role in our lives. People are committing to strategies such as following a budget, building a rainy day emergency fund or simply looking for creative ways to stretch their paycheck.

Facing Foreclosure or Delinquency? 5 Federal Programs Worth Reviewing in 2013

GreenPath Financial Wellness provides list for troubled homeowners or exploring other options

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – April 11, 2013) As homeowners receive their annual property assessments and taxable valuations in the mail, many will see the continued drop in the value of their home. Despite recent reports of declining “underwater” homeowners in the fourth quarter of 2012, there are still many homeowners looking for help.

Zero Percent Versus Deferred Interest Credit Cards

GreenPath Financial Wellness helps explain the difference which could add up to savings

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – February 28, 2013) GreenPath Counselor David Flores recently was asked about zero percent interest credit cards, how they work and how they are different from “deferred” credit cards.

    “In any situation, a consumer must read all the fine print carefully and know specific information about the credit card terms,” said Flores.  “Before signing, you need to know length of the zero percent interest rate and what the interest rate will be after the introductory period.”

GreenPath Offers Reverse Mortgage Counseling

Make an informed decision if you are a senior with home equity

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – January 20, 2013) - As more stories tell of Americans delaying retirement due to lack of finances, GreenPath Financial Wellness, a HUD-approved housing counseling agency and a national provider of housing counseling services, reminds seniors that they may be able to turn their home equity into cash by obtaining a reverse mortgage. GreenPath offers reverse mortgage counseling, where seniors can learn more about how a reverse mortgage works.

Set Five Easy Personal Finance Goals for 2013

GreenPath offers free counseling

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (December 29, 2012) – Fiscal cliff discussions are back on the table, which should have everyone on notice that 2013 will be a very important year, when it comes to personal finance decisions. Many people will make resolutions to manage their personal finances better, and whether that means saving more, or setting up a personal budget, the suggestions can get overwhelming.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Announces Two Colorado Office Moves

Fort Collins and Greeley Offices Move

FORT COLLINS, CO (December 7, 2012) - GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling organization with offices in Colorado and Wyoming, recently announced the relocation of their Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado offices.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Reminds Detroit pension holders to plan ahead

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – December 3, 2013) – As U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes announced today that pensions can be cut for City of Detroit retirees, as part of the Chapter 9 bankruptcy, GreenPath Financial Wellness, a Michigan-based, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, reminds pension holders that they need to have a plan in place, in case their monthly income is reduced.