Drowning in Debt? Here Are Your Options, Good and Bad – Consumers’ Checkbook

  • August 18, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from the website Consumers' Checkbook shares a personal story from one family that worked with GreenPath to manage finances during the ongoing crisis.   Even before the onset of today's crisis, millions of Americans are saddled with excessive debt. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to damage the economy,...

Some Issuers Not Delivering on COVID Relief, CFPB Reveals – creditcards.com

Excerpt from creditcards.com features GreenPath’s Jeremy Lark and steps to take when issuers fail to offer mandated relief. As the pandemic continues, many have reached out to their credit card issuers about getting help but have come up short from those issuers not delivering COVID relief. Unfortunately, consumers...

This Could Be Your Secret Weapon to Getting Out of Debt – TIME/NextAdvisor

  • August 14, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from TIME/NextAdvisor looks at debt management plans. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert The TIME publication NextAdvisor puts the spotlight on getting out of debt. They note that too much debt can feel like a heavy weight holding you back in life. But often,...

Managing Finances During the Pandemic– News 4 San Antonio, Texas

The pandemic is cause for many to experience financial hardship. Gladys Coward of GreenPath Financial Wellness shares insights with News 4 San Antonio about what to keep in mind. News 4 WOAI San Antonio, Texas regularly features consumer information as part of their broadcast.  The news outlet recently shared a consumer...

How to Plan for Back to School Expenses in a Time of COVID-19

As families track the latest news about their communities K-12 reopening plans, it’s clear this is a school year like no other - especially as families plan for back to school expenses. Will students return in the classroom? Will a K-12 student school year involve a mix of online and in-class learning? Or will school...

Pros and Cons of Paying Off Loans Early – U.S. News & World Report

From U.S. News & World Report, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides insight about the pros and cons of paying off loans early.   A common question many people ask is if paying off loans early is a good option for borrowers. It is possible that paying off loans early...

0% balance transfer offers are dwindling, and offer lengths are shrinking – The Balance

  • August 7, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from The Balance looks at current trends in credit card interest rates. Featuring Jeff Arevalo, GreenPath Financial Wellness Expert The average credit card interest rate is 20.21%, according to data collected by The Balance in July 2020. That’s down a hair from June’s average rate of 20.22%, but not because...

Consumers Say Credit Ratings Dropped Despite Pandemic Deferrals – Newsday

  • August 7, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Newsday looks at credit challenges during COVID. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert Some hardship programs stemming from the pandemic let people defer monthly payments on credit cards, home, car and student loans.  These relief options offered by creditors...

Episode 8: Angela – A Journey through Homeownership

In this episode, our guest Angela discusses her journey through homeownership and the financial decisions she and her husband had to make along the way. Angela spent a number of years at GreenPath in several roles. Her first role was as one of our Advocates— helping people who call GreenPath for the first time. Angela...

Three Reasons Why Making a Budget Can Make Sense for You

In a time of uncertainty, many of the people we speak with find that making a budget is a powerful step to help improve financial health. Taking the time to create a simple budget helps people figure out how to meet financial goals, and weather any unexpected financial challenges that might come along. Why Budget? Making...

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