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Reverse Mortgage Counselors: People More Informed, Resources Strained During Pandemic – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Daily Mortgage showcases the impact the ongoing pandemic has made on those seeking information on reverse mortgages. Based on observations from reverse mortgage counselors, those seeking information are better-prepared for their counseling sessions regarding their understanding of the reverse mortgage...

Navigating a Housing Crisis

The spread of COVID-19 has drastically altered the day-to-day routines of many Americans. People are experiencing reduced hours, job loss, or other financial setbacks that cast doubts over their financial future. Depending on the severity of someone's financial situation, they may be worried about foreclosure or eviction....

Managing Debt in the Time of COVID

  • July 8, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Coronavirus, Debt

In the early weeks of the pandemic, understanding the economic impact of the crisis was on the minds of most of us.  A specific concern was managing debt in the time of COVID.  The roll-out of forbearance programs as part of the CARES Act gave relief to millions of households and gave Congress time to bolster...

Millions of credit card users are seeing their cards closed or limits lowered during pandemic – WXYZ Detroit

Excerpt and video from WXYZ Detroit's story, Millions of credit card users are seeing their cards closed or limits lowered during the pandemic. Featuring Jeremy Lark, senior manager of client services   A recent WXYZ TV Detroit feature highlighted the challenges people are facing with having their credit...

Remix the American Dream so it works for EVERYONE – CUInsight

Excerpt from CUInsight, featuring GreenPath Executive VP of Strategy, Rick Bialobrzeski, shares tips for credit unions to serve everyone's diverse needs. CUInsight.com connects the credit union community to news, community and trusted partners. A recent article from Rick Bialobrzesk, Executive Vice President at GreenPath...

3 Things to Know about the July 15 Tax Deadline

We’ve all had to adjust to many changes in this time of the pandemic crisis – from how we shop for groceries in the era of social distancing, to keeping up with managing household finances. Included among these changes is the extended, new deadline to file federal and state income taxes.  In the early weeks of...

Strategies to Negotiate and Pay Bills During COVID-19 – MoneyWise

A MoneyWise article shares GreenPath’s suggested budget strategies amid the pandemic. What's the best way to negotiate and pay bills during COVID-19? The coronavirus crisis has a profound impact on the nation’s economy as well as at the individual level. Sudden income changes, temporary or permanent unemployment, and...

First Time Homebuyer? Make Sure You’re Prepared for These 7 Hidden Costs

As real estate markets re-open across the country, current historically-low mortgage rates may make it seem like the perfect time to be a first time homebuyer. For many, owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment in ownership. It can give you greater freedom and privacy,...

Counselors See Rising HECM Interest Through COVID-19 Crisis – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Daily Mortgage monitors interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgages. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, it's noteworthy to monitor the interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) options. Reverse mortgage counseling sessions have increased as more seniors seek out ways to soften...

Episode 7: Real Stories Live

GreenPath recently hosted a live virtual event where we were joined by guests who have been featured on GreenPath's Real Stories Podcast. Guests included Katie (episode 1), Tammy (episode 2) and Dawn (episode 6). Recorded in May 2020, this conversation gave our guests a chance to reflect on some of the positive things...

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