GreenPath names Indiana couple 2013 Clients of the Year

09/10/2013

Peggy and Tony LaskowskiGreenPath Financial Wellness recently named Tony and Peggy Laskowski the 2013 GreenPath Clients of the Year. The couple, from Mishawaka, Indiana, paid off more than $57,000 in debt in four years, completing their GreenPath debt management program in July 2012.
 

How do I know if I’m a victim of identity theft?

08/28/2013

Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO, discusses steps to take if you’re a victim of identity theft, in her latest “Let’s Talk Credit” column on CreditCards.com.

Dear Jane
How do I find out if someone is using credit in my name without my knowing? — Carolyn

Five Fast Tips: Building Your Credit Score

08/23/2013

Here are 5 things you can do to build up your credit score:
  1. Pay your bills on time.
  2. Use less than thirty percent of your total available credit. An example would be if you have the $1000 of available credit, you should never have more than $300 of credit on your cards.

Share Money Lessons during Back-to-School Shopping

08/21/2013

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

08/16/2013

As many families will venture out over the next few weeks to start or continue back-to-school shopping (see our poll below), GreenPath Financial Wellness reminds shoppers that with some quick planning, you can keep more money in your wallet after checkout.

Retirees and Pension Holders Should Review Finances Today

07/26/2013

As Detroit, Michigan, continues its Chapter 9 bankruptcy process, retired City of Detroit pensioners are still learning about the fate of their monthly pension payments. City employees with pensions, and all retirees, need to have a plan in place, in case their monthly income is reduced.

Don't Get Burned by Personal Finance Fireworks

07/01/2013

As we start the second half of 2013, there are some potentially dangerous personal finance fireworks that you might experience this upcoming Independence Day holiday that could derail your saving and budgeting plans you built in early 2013.

Help a relative in debt, without severing family ties

06/25/2013

At times, family and money can mix like oil and water! Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO discusses ways to help a relative out of  debt without severing family ties in her latest “Let’s Talk Credit” column on CreditCards.com.

 

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