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GreenPath Receives $750,000 Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation to Expand Financial Counseling to Those Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

Funds support free, one-on-one financial and housing counseling to meet an increased number of people looking to protect their households and stabilize finances. FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit that provides financial counseling and debt management services,...

The Ins and Outs of a Credit Card Charge-Off – Creditcards.com

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, shares what a credit card charge-off means to borrowers. In today’s economic climate, more people find themselves unable to make monthly credit card payments. If payments are missed for a few months, creditors might decide that...

Five Common Reverse Mortgage Questions – Answered

The month of May marks Older American’s Month. It’s our nation’s celebration of the countless contributions that older adults make to our communities. We couldn’t let this month go by without a focus on financial health and wellness of seniors, especially those who are managing the impact of recent financial...

One Side Effect of the Virus: Free Credit Reports Each Week – The New York Times

GreenPath's President and CEO Kristen Holt is featured in The New York Times about new options to obtain free credit reports, which are now available weekly during the pandemic crisis. The economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus has prompted a helpful — if temporary — change in the window that Americans have into...

Mortgage Relief That Comes With a $4,000 Bill – The New York Times

A GreenPath client is featured in The New York Times as she shares her journey seeking mortgage relief during a time of challenge. Borrowers with privately held mortgages don’t have the same options as those with government-backed loans. Some are being told they can skip payments, if they make them up all at once. The...

Making Sense of Mortgage Options: One-on-One Guidance Available from HUD-Certified Housing Counselors

This content was created in part thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo. Sometimes just knowing the options is the best path forward in times of uncertainty. As we continue to manage family finances in the face of the continued COVID-19 crisis, what’s important for homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages? GreenPath’s...

Financial help available for gig workers during crisis – Scripps National News

Scripps National News features GreenPath Executive VP of Strategy, Rick Bialobrzeski on financial help available for gig workers during COVID-19 crisis   With unemployment rising, many workers are pivoting to the gig economy. Independent workers or those who are newly unemployed and looking to get into gig...

Steps to Take if You’re Struggling to Pay Student Loans – HerMoney

From HerMoney, featuring GreenPath's Jeremy Lark, Senior Manager for Client Services. Read the steps to take if you are struggling to pay student loans.  If you are struggling to pay student loans, it can be helpful to understand the financial relief benefits in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)...

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