GreenPath Financial Wellness offers new webinar on kids and financial literacy

Hour-long discussion set for Oct. 10 at noon EDT; Free sign-up online

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – October 5, 2012) On Wednesday, October 10 at noon, EDT, GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit credit counseling organization, will present a new online webinar, offering tips to help parents introduce kids to the concepts of budgeting and personal finance, and the responsible use of money.

Update on the National Mortgage Settlement Program

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - September 14, 2012) - RealtyTrac released foreclosure numbers for August, showing near steady numbers compared to July 2012, but a 13 percent decline in foreclosures compared to August 2011.

Also, the Monitor for the National Mortgage Settlement, recently released his first update concerning the national mortgage settlement program, and reminders of what homeowners need to do to see if they qualify for the program.

Back-to-School Savings Don't have to End the First Day of School

GreenPath Financial Wellness shares nine money-saving shopping tips after the bell rings

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – September 4, 2012) By now, the kids are all back in class, but, many times, they are still back-to-school shopping with parents or friends. According to the National Retail Federation, a family with children in grades K-12 will spend $689 this year on their children for back to school needs. This is up significantly from $604 an average family spent last year.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Opens New Headquarters and Call Center

Farmington Hills headquarters opens new 125,000 square foot facility with fanfare

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – August 1, 2012) GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide, non-profit financial organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing debt and bankruptcy concerns, officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Farmington Hills on August 1, the 51st anniversary of the company’s founding.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Applauds Wisconsin Debt Settlement Crackdowns

Five groups operating in Wisconsin violated state licensing; charged large upfront fees

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – June 20, 2012) Recently, the state of Wisconsin filed actions against five debt settlement companies operating in the state. The actions stated, in part, that the companies were not licensed in Wisconsin and each charged large upfront fees, a violation of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Banking, requirements.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Offers Free Financial Webinar Wednesdays in June

Topics include expansion of "Making Home Affordable" program, prevent identity theft and more...

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - June 5, 2012) GreenPath University's Webinar Wednesday has been a hit since its premiere in February with hundreds of people logging on and learning.  June's topics have been released, with the spotlight on a special webinar on government housing programs, hosted by GreenPath's housing department. (All times noon, EST).

GreenPath Financial Wellness Reminds Buyers to Check Their Credit Report Before Auto Shopping

Strong Big 3 May auto sales shows demand, but homework first can help save money on loan

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – June 4, 2012) – As the Detroit automakers released double digit sales increases for May, it is evident that there is a resurgence in the demand for automobiles. But before you kick the tires or experience that “new car smell,” those looking for a new set of wheels should do some homework first.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Takes Part in Government Housing Counseling Study

Pre-purchase and foreclosure prevention counseling deemed as a positive for individuals and families

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – May 22, 2012) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released two reports on the impact of HUD-approved housing counseling for first-time homebuyers and those struggling to prevent foreclosure.  In both studies, HUD found that the counseling was significantly beneficial for consumers.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Reminds Consumers about New Credit Report

CoreScore will take new data into consideration; launches March 30

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (March 5, 2012) - GreenPath Financial Wellness, a nationwide credit counseling organization, reminds consumers that a new credit report will launch in late March that could have an effect on individuals securing new lines of credit