Take Your Kids to Work Day at GreenPath

04/23/2015

Take Your Kids to Work Day
By Sidni and Jessie

GreenPath Special Contributors

GreenPath took part in "Take Your Kids to Work Day" on Thursday, April 23. Below is a guest posting from two of the attendees.

Let's Put that Tax Refund to Work for You

03/31/2015

April signals the deadline for filing your taxes, and many people have received refunds by now. Here are a few pointers from recent GreenPath media stories.

From Mainstreet: “A tax refund is such a great opportunity to really make a significant difference in someone’s entire financial situation,” said Kathryn Bossler, financial counselor with GreenPath Financial Wellness in Detroit.

Tax refund tips: Have you heard of the 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 distribution?

03/18/2015

The average tax refund last year was just less than $3,000 — about the same amount expected for returns being filed now. For many of us, money and expenses are a constant concern. But if you expect a nice refund this year, try to use that money to alleviate some of those concerns.

 

Sunshine Hefferon - Smiles are her Reward for Counseling - NerdWallet

03/03/2015

Credit Counselor Hefferon: Smiles Are Her Reward
Cliff Goldstein NerdWallet Finance

27 February 2015

Sunshine is a financial counselor at GreenPath Financial Wellness’ call center in Farmington Hills, Michigan. When she takes a call, her first goal is to establish a rapport with the caller. That allows her to begin the sometimes difficult but always satisfying experience of helping consumers improve their finances and their life.

Top 5 Personal Finance Blog Posts of 2014

01/30/2015

By Andrew Johnson
GreenPath Communications Manager

3 February 2015

Time to take a look back at our top 5 personal finance blog posts of 2014, found on our “Write on the Money” blog page. It was a busy year, from discussing ways to tame credit card debt to what to do in the aftermath of the Target data security breach.
 

How to Check Your Annual Credit Report - Beverly Harzog (Guest Contributor)

01/23/2015

How to Check Your Annual Credit Report
Beverly Harzog/Guest Contributor

23 January 2015

It’s a brand new year! And that makes it a great time to put some credit housekeeping in place for 2015. You should have “Check my annual credit report” near the top of your list. You’re entitled to a free annual credit report from each credit bureau every 12 months.

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