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People Helping People – Credit Union Insight

  • June 13, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Upholding the credit union philosophy of “ People Helping People,” Heritage Trust recently held a free financial wellness seminar for members of the Latino community in the North Charleston area at the Iglesia Hispana Fe. Heritage Trust worked with local Latino community leaders to plan and raise awareness. Bi-lingual...

Will A Personal Loan Improve Credit – Bankrate.com

  • June 9, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Maui Kahiapo once posted an intriguing question on the social network Reddit. The question was, will a personal loan improve credit? He specifically asked,  "If you took out a $1,000 personal loan and paid it off in 12 months, couldn't you boost your credit score? And wouldn't it be worth it -- even if you had to pay $100...

8 Facts About Student Loan Consolidation – U.S. News & World Report

  • June 6, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

While the federal program allows students loan borrowers to consolidate their loans for streamlined payments, it comes with benefits and drawbacks. In this article we will cover 8 facts about student loan consolidation. Consolidating multiple loans can be a smart decision for some borrowers to stay on top of their payments...

Power of pennies – CUNA

  • June 2, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

During the April National Youth Savings Challenge, more than 33,350 young credit union members committed to healthy savings habits by depositing $8,401,462 into their saving accounts and certificates of deposit. The power of pennies is that they can add up quickly. Every little contribution overtime helps. Held in partnership...

Six Student Loan Repayment Options

  • June 2, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: College

Student loan debt now impacts more than 43 million Americans, so it shouldn’t be surprising that GreenPath’s student loan experts are busier than ever. There are several student loan repayment options available to you. According to a recent New York Federal Reserve report, US student loan debt has surpassed $1.3...

Baby boomers dealing with debt can find financial help – Detroit Free Press

  • May 23, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Baby boomers dealing with debt can find financial help. Asking for a senior discount at the gym or the movies may be a nice perk for older consumers, but many struggling retirees oddly enough are leaving thousands of dollars in perks and benefits untouched. It's saved money that could create some economic stability...

Ways To Pay Down Debt On A Fixed Income – CreditCards.com

  • May 15, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Climbing out from under a mountain of debt is never easy, but when you’re living on a fixed income, the task may seem insurmountable. Luckily there are ways to pay down debt on a fixed income. Whether you’re retired, disabled or facing a lengthy period without the promise of a raise, promotion or other windfall,...

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