Learn about buying a home in metro Detroit at this free Oct. 21 event

10/07/2017

Want to buy a house in or near Detroit, but don’t know where to start? Come to the free event on October 21 and learn all you need to know to make your homeownership dreams a reality!

You’ll get free advice and education, and talk with home advisors, lenders, realtors, financial education organizations and other vendors.

Interested?  Click here to learn more.  Click here to register for the event.

GreenPath Financial Wellness Named One of the Best Places to Work for Recent College Grads

09/22/2017

GreenPath Financial Wellness Named One of the Best Places to Work for Recent College Grads

 One of our goals here at GreenPath Financial Wellness is to attract top-level people to join our team. We are building a culture of empathetic, caring people who strive to do whatever they can   to help our clients. Our culture is key to attracting great people and attracting great people is key  to building our culture. 

 

What to do about the Equifax data breach

09/13/2017

What to do about the Equifax data breach

On September 7, Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced it had suffered a major data breach sometime in late spring or early summer of this year. Approximately 143 million consumers could be impacted by the breach, as hackers were able to tap into personal information such as names, birthdates, social security numbers, credit card numbers and driver’s license numbers.

Beware of Scams!

04/03/2017

Tax form and computer keyboardBeware of Scams!

By Leo Hopper, Information Security Manager
April 4, 2017

It’s tax season and this is the time of year that IRS scams and fraudulent tax filings are on the rise.  Here are some suggestions to avoid becoming a victim.

It's Groundhog Day - What Do You Keep Doing Over...and Over, When It Comes To your Finances?

02/01/2017

Mayor watches for Punxsutawney Phil to appear

It's Groundhog Day - What Do You Keep Doing Over and Over, When It Comes To your Finances?
GreenPath Financial Wellness

2 February 2017

It's February 2 and that means it's Groundhog Day! In 1993, the day took on a new meaning, when Bill Murray starred in the movie "Groundhog Day." So, in the spirit of the day (and the movie!), GreenPath financial wellness expert Katie Bossler, has put together four things, that we, as consumers, do over...and over...and over, when it comes to our finances, as well as some solutions.

Five Tips Towards Financial Wellness in 2017 (Bonus webinar included!)

01/13/2017

Direction signs for 2016 and 2017.Five Tips Towards Financial Wellness in 2017
GreenPath Financial Wellness

13 January 2017

As we get back on schedule after the holidays, it's time to face 2017 head-on! Here are five quick tips to help you on the path to financial wellness this year.

1. Open a separate savings account to force yourself to build an emergency savings fund. Make it separate from your main financial institution, with no ATM card, so you will be forced to go into a branch to withdraw money.

Budgeting Basics for Purchasing Your First Car

01/05/2017

Budgeting Basics for Purchasing Your First Car
By Warren Clarke (guest blogger) CARFAX

5 January 2017

(Editor's note: As U.S. automakers set a new record for cars and trucks sold in 2016, GreenPath welcomes guest blogger Warren Clarke from CARFAX to share five tips on buying a vehicle in 2017.)

Toy car sitting on a calculator.Your first car purchase represents an important milestone in your adult life. Owning a car gives you the freedom to travel as you please, but it also brings certain responsibilities. As a car owner, you're tasked with tackling all the expenses associated with purchasing and maintaining your vehicle.

You can avoid unnecessary hassles and stress if you manage this endeavor in a structured and organized way. In other words: prepare a budget.

Study Finds More Staying Within Their Holiday Budget

12/21/2016

photo of Greenpath Financial Wellness CEO Kristen Holt.Study Finds More Staying Within Holiday Budget
By Kristen Holt, CEO

GreenPath Financial Wellness
22 December 2016

For many Americans the holiday season is an opportunity to focus on the things that matter most in life.  Exchanging gifts is a long-standing tradition and is a way many share joy with loved ones. This tradition may also bring upon financial strain.  
 

How to Maintain Your Budget During the Holidays

12/06/2016

Photo of Christmas cookies and cookie recepie.How to Maintain Your Budget During the Holidays
By Katie Bossler, GreenPath financial wellness expert

December 6, 2016

The holiday season is upon us, and that likely means extra shopping, gifts and entertaining! Did you know that the average shopper is expecting to spend $1,400 this holiday season, between gifts, travel and entertaining? In order to make your season merry, I've put together a few ideas to help you maintain your budget in December.

 

 

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