College grads average $32,158 in debt in Michigan. Here’s what some didn’t know

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, College, News

Excerpt from Detroit Free Press About that thing called 'interest' College grads receive a six-month grace period before they have to start paying down student loans. Getting a diploma in May means many will begin to repay those loans in November. But if you have unsubsidized federal student loans, the interest keeps...

Types of Bankruptcy – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

  • October 15, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Bankruptcy, Blog

You’ve probably heard people refer to different types of bankruptcy. The most common types that people file are referred to as Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.  Let’s talk about the differences.

3 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget During Financial Planning Month

  • October 10, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Budgeting, Financial Health Tips

October is Financial Planning Month, and with the new year right around the corner, now is a great time to make sure you are on track to meet your short-term and long-term financial goals. Here are three tips to keep your spending in check and finish the year out strong: Don’t transfer money from your savings account...

Is Playing the Lottery Worth the Gamble?

  • September 27, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Savings

Partner with GreenPath to create a spending plan that puts you on the path to financial wellness We all have high hopes that one day our luck will change and we will win the lottery. While this dream is exciting to fantasize about, what are the odds that millionaire status is in your future? Odds of winning the lottery According...

Loans 101: The Different Types of Loans

  • September 20, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Loans

“Who wants to give me money?” There are many different types of loans. Depending on what you need, the amount, your credit score or qualification for a loan, and other factors, you might choose different types of loans. Each specific loan will have different costs and requirements. Here are some of the different...

Counselors Prepare as More Borrowers Seek Private Reverse Mortgages

  • September 12, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Housing, News

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...

How A Debt Management Plan Works

  • August 29, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Debt

Wondering how debt management plans work? If you’re having trouble with credit card debt and/or other debt, you may consider a debt management plan (DMP).

3 Money Saving Back-to-School Shopping Tips

  • August 19, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, 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...

How the Bankruptcy Process Works

  • August 17, 2019
  • By: Jeremy Lark
  • Jeremy is dedicated to combating financial strife and stress through financial wellness, education, and technology. Through his work as Senior Manager of Client Services, he has helped GreenPath’s clients find the tools and resources they need to turn their lives around. Jeremy has been with GreenPath for 12 years, and while a born-and-bred Yooper, currently resides in the Detroit area.
  • Category: Bankruptcy, Blog, Debt

Learn how bankruptcy works and the steps to file bankruptcy to help you understand what you will need to do to file bankruptcy.

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