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College grads average $32,158 in debt in Michigan. Here’s what some didn’t know

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Detroit Free Press About that thing called 'interest' College grads receive a six-month grace period before they have to start paying down student loans. Getting a diploma in May means many will begin to repay those loans in November. But if you have unsubsidized federal student loans, the interest keeps...

GreenPath Financial Wellness receives $2.1 million in housing counseling grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

National nonprofit organization will utilize housing counseling grants to help people obtain and retain the American dream  FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (October 11, 2019) – GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling, education and products to empower people to lead...

The Path is Always Greener – Fortune & Entrepreneur

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Recently, members of GreenPath's Leadership Team were featured in a special section of Fortune & Entrepreneur, "Leading Women in Business: Detroit." Below is an excerpt with a link to the full article: The Path is Always Greener GreenPath's progressive financial wellness program and workplace culture create a unique...

How UAW-GM Employees Can Manage Financial Effects of the Shutdown

Featuring Kristen Holt, President & CEO It’s day 29 since roughly 46,000 autoworkers across 55 facilities nationwide went on strike. While UAW leaders made advance bill payments to afford the $250 weekly salary for autoworkers on strike, strike pay was not made available until the 15th day of the strike. Union workers...

3 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget During Financial Planning Month

October is Financial Planning Month, and with the new year right around the corner, now is a great time to make sure you are on track to meet your short-term and long-term financial goals. Here are three tips to keep your spending in check and finish the year out strong: Don’t transfer money from your savings account...

Is Playing the Lottery Worth the Gamble?

Partner with GreenPath to create a spending plan that puts you on the path to financial wellness We all have high hopes that one day our luck will change and we will win the lottery. While this dream is exciting to fantasize about, what are the odds that millionaire status is in your future? Odds of winning the lottery According...

Are You About to Hit a Financial Setback? Here’s What You Need To Know.

For millions of Americans, an unexpected financial setback can make it feel like your world is caving in around you. If you or a loved one has been affected by a recent setback, it’s important to know that you are not alone and that everything is going to be okay. GreenPath Financial Wellness offer the steps below...

Financial Impact of Disaster-Related Damage

In the wake of hurricane season, you can never be too prepared for the impact of a natural disaster. Here’s some helpful information to help you manage the financial impact. 1. If you haven’t already, contact your insurance companies to file a claim. Whether it’s auto, home or flood damage, your insurance company...

Counselors Prepare as More Borrowers Seek Private Reverse Mortgages

Excerpt from Reverse Mortgage Daily Counseling for prospective reverse mortgage borrowers is not only required, but it’s also a critical component of understanding how a new reverse mortgage loan is created. In order to make sure that the borrower fully understands exactly what kind of a transaction they’re getting...

As an Economic Downturn Looms, Lenders Need to Start Now to Help Their Customers Weather the Storm

  • August 22, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Forbes In the personal loan market, which is now dominated by online lenders that haven’t been around long enough to have experienced a downturn, much of the lending has been in the name of credit-card consolidation. The dirty secret of the industry is that, by giving customers a lower interest rate to pay...

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