Three Automatic Ways to Create Healthy Financial Habits


It can be tough to stick to healthy financial habits, especially the ones that relate to long-term goals.  The great news is that we can make some relatively small changes that "nudge" us along in the direction of financial wellness.  

In behavioral economics, the study of how people make choices, small changes that alter our default behavior are called "default nudges." Automation enables us to enforce our intentions and priorities, and creates a barrier for spending decisions that fall outside those priorities.  

It's Great to Work Here!


It's Great to Work Here!

At GreenPath, we actively strive to create a vibrant culture where people love what they do, and are encouraged to take initiative, develop their skills and interests and embark on their own wellness journey. 

Car Ownership vs. Ridesharing


Car Ownership vs. Ridesharing

Car Ownership vs. Ridesharing Transportation accounts for 17% of an average American’s spending. This is inconsistent with what financial counselors typically recommend, which is to limit transportation costs to 15% of one’s income, max. And it’s only getting worse: in 2016 the average monthly payment on a new car surpassed $500 per month for the first time in history. Additionally, the average length of a car loan was recorded at 68 months—the longest ever reported. It makes sense to look at your transportation options when planning for financial wellness.

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


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


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


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!


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?


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!)


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.