What to Do if Your Gift Card Declares Bankruptcy

  • June 29, 2015
  • 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: Financial Health Tips

We all have a few of them either rubber banded together or lost in the back of our kitchen junk drawer: gift cards in all colors and denominations. But, what are your rights if a store closes, is sold, or declares bankruptcy? What should you do if your gift card declares bankruptcy? Recently, The Wall Street Journal...

When Is It Okay to Let Your Credit Score Slide?

  • June 23, 2015
  • 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, Credit

We certainly see a lot more commercials and stories on the importance of having a good credit score. It can help you get a lower interest rate, therefore saving you a lot of money on a car loan or mortgage. But when is it ok to let your credit score slide? Here are a few thoughts as to when it might make sense to let...

Thinking about splurging on a vacation using your tax refund?

  • June 4, 2015
  • 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

It's that time of year: Many who are receiving a tax refund are weighing what to do with it. Will you use your tax refund to plan for a summer getaway? Put it away for the holidays? Splurge? Spend? Save? GreenPath counselor Kathryn Bossler discusses the pros and cons of using your refund for a spring or summer getaway: Is...

When to cancel a credit card – CreditCardForum Blog

  • February 24, 2015
  • 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, Credit

Whether the annual fee is no longer worth it, you’re trying to reduce the temptation to overspend, or you’re just mad at your bank, you want a card out of your life. How do you know when to cancel your credit card? While cancelling a card won’t necessarily wreak the credit havoc some fear, there are some consequences...

How to chip away at the student debt crisis

  • January 4, 2015
  • 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: College

  Many students leave college with huge debt but no know-how on how to manage their money and debt load. As college tuition continues to skyrocket, the debate over whether earning a college degree makes financial sense seems to be raging louder than ever. There is a student debt crisis and as our economy continues...

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