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NYC Is The Most Financially Distressed City In The Nation

  • January 29, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Featuring Kelly Figueroa, Financial Wellness Expert New York City is officially the most financially distressed metropolis in America, according to local debt counselors and financial analysts. The city’s credit card delinquency rates and level of bad personal debt are the highest in the nation, which saw household...

GreenPath’s Road Forward Centers on Growth – Crain’s Detroit Business

  • January 28, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Featuring Kristen Holt, President, and CEO Despite consolidation in the non-profit credit counseling industry, GreenPath Financial Wellness continues to expand its national footprint, as well as the number of people it serves. In order to achieve GreenPath's vision of remixing the American Dream so it works for everyone,...

Affected by the Government Shutdown? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Over the weekend, the partial government shutdown passed its 22nd day, making it the longest shutdown in history. Of the about 800,000 federal employees affected, nearly 380,000 have been furloughed (given a leave of absence) and the remainder continue to work without pay. While most people affected by the shutdown are...

Ways to Build Credit as a Student – U.S. News & World Report

  • January 5, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Featuring Chris Dlugozima, Education Specialist Establishing credit while you're in school can help make the transition into post-graduation life much easier. Good credit can help you qualify for lower interest rates on a student loan refinance, pass an employment background check or get approved for an apartment lease....

Give Yourself the Gift of Less Financial Stress: A Budget Plan for a Healthy, Happy You

  • December 18, 2018
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Budgeting

Can making a budget really make you feel better about life? You might be surprised! One of the most powerful things you can do to relieve uncertainty and financial stress is to take a step back and make a plan. A budget can help you figure out how to meet both your short and long-term financial goals. Think about it like...

Pay Off Debt in 5 Years or Less with Help from Non-Profit Counseling – CBS Austin

  • November 29, 2018
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Featuring Tina Ponder, Partner Relations Specialist Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults carry credit card debt from month-to-month, according to the 2017 Financial Literacy Survey conducted on behalf of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. For many Americans, breaking the cycle of relying on credit cards can...

Being the Change

This story is part of a series that spotlights our employees here at GreenPath. We hope these stories will give you a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their daily lives, and how they strive to make an impact by helping people improve their financial wellness. My name is Omari Hall, and I’m a Financial Wellness Expert...

Day 28: How to Raise Financially Healthy Kids

As a parent, you may be wondering how you can set your children up for financial success? Here are some tips that will show you how to raise financially healthy kids. Talk About Money Let’s change the narrative around money.  You can introduce the concept of money to your kids at an early age.  As your children grow,...

Day 26: Decluttering & Selling

If you’re anything like me, you probably have stuff in your house, garage, basement or maybe a rented storage unit that you rarely ever touch. Decluttering and organizing your household items can help relieve stress and get you closer to your financial goals. With the new year fast approaching, it may be the perfect...

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