Real Stories Episode 19 – Real Stories Live: Family Lessons About Money

Today’s episode features a lively discussion about raising financially healthy kids. You’ll have the chance to hear different perspectives from our panel of GreenPath clients and friends who are inspiring their children to be financially resilient. Learn how we might support the next generation in their financial wellness...

How Did You Learn About Money?

As a kid, how did you learn about money? For some people, the topic never came up. Handling bills, income, expense and unanticipated challenges were largely invisible and handled by the adults with little or no transparency. While some families talked openly about money, chances are you were in the majority who received...

Back to School – 6 Tips When it Comes to Kids and Money

When we think of back to school, we think of what our kids will learn to set themselves up for success as adults. Among these is understanding finances and saving money. As parents decide when to start teaching kids about money, sooner is better than later. Kids can learn a lot watching their parents. What they see...

Know Your Options: Working Through the Financial Impact of Disasters

Whether facing an unexpected natural disaster, or the continued challenges of ongoing national emergencies, you can never be too prepared for the financial impact to you and your household. Sometimes having a game plan can reduce stress, even when faced with unexpected emergencies. Here are suggestions to manage the...

60 Years of Empowering Financial Wellness

Throughout this month we’ve been celebrating a key event. In August 1961, Albert O. Horner founded GreenPath with a vision: to change lives. Born out of the Michigan Credit Union League as a budgeting and financial education service, the organization was incorporated as Credit Counseling Centers several years later. GreenPath...

Pay for your kid’s college? 3 times to think twice – Washington Post

  • August 28, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

The Washington Post shares GreenPath's insight into taking on parent debt when funding student education. Read the Full Article > About 1 in every 3 dollars the federal government lent for undergraduate education last year were in a parent’s name. In total, federal parent loan debt is over $103 billion across more...

Tips On Cost Savings For School Supplies – CBS Detroit

  • August 26, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

CBS 62  Detroit discusses how to save on school supplies with Kristen Holt, GreenPath President and CEO. Families might notice an increase in the cost of school supplies this season. What are some practical tips to save and reduce the hit on the family budget? CBS  Detroit shares insights from GreenPath Financial Wellness. Visit...

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