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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...

3 Money Saving Back-to-School Shopping Tips

  • August 19, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Budgeting, Family

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is expecting this year’s back-to-school shopping season to be the most expensive ever. According to their survey, on average, families with children in grades K-12, plan to spend nearly $700 and those with college students plan to spend nearly $1,000, both the highest ever recorded...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Awards Rural Dynamics $50,000 Grant

  • August 14, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Since its start in 1968, Rural Dynamics has provided direct services such as credit counseling and coaching to help people achieve financial independence. RDI’s credit counseling and financial education services are provided under the GreenPath brand. We are pleased to announce that our affiliate, RDI, has been awarded...

Service Partnerships and Counseling Promote Positive Outcomes – NUFCU

  • July 19, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from our Partners at University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union: NUFCU partners with organizations that help it extend service to members who fall anywhere on the spectrum of financial well-being. For example, its relationship with GreenPath Financial Wellness provides members with free counseling and access to...

GreenPath CEO Kristen Holt: Tips for Avoiding Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure

Recent news coverage (“Detroit leads nation in reverse mortgage foreclosure rate”) has brought the escalating reverse mortgage foreclosure rate into the spotlight. A Free Press and USA Today analysis revealed that urban communities have been most impacted by the reverse mortgage foreclosure trend with Detroit leading...

How to Manage Your Credit Card Bills, Which Experts Say Are Late More Often – New York Times

  • July 9, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

The New York Times recently interviewed GreenPath President & CEO Kristen Holt and GreenPath client Becky Willard for an article on how a growing number of people are having trouble paying their credit card bills. Read how a GreenPath Debt Management Plan helped Becky pay off $40,000 in about five years, saving her about $30,000 along the way.

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