Managing Student Loan Debt During COVID-19

  Jan 2021: Updated with news of the extension of student loan payment pause.  Borrowers will not have to make payments until October 1, 2021 at the earliest, extending the already unprecedented pause on payments by eight months. As a recent college grad, it’s possible you face unexpected challenges related...

What you need to know about medical loans – Bankrate

Does it make sense to pay medical costs with a medical loan? BankRate asked GreenPath’s Katie Bossler to weigh in.   Medical debt can be a significant challenge for Americans. Even those with health insurance in the United States can incur thousands of dollars in medical bills making it tough to pay back....

Keep Your Money Habits Going

2020 was a challenging year in many ways, but the bright side is that many people have developed strong, positive money habits that make a favorable impact on their financial future. You’re getting it right! You’ve made a goal to get out of debt and you’ve taken the steps to make it happen. That’s a game-changer....

Know the Signs: 5 Questions to Ask About Your Credit Card Debt

As the new year begins, it can be a good time to consider questions about your credit card debt. Many people take stock, review achievements and challenges, and make a plan for a positive new year. If you are dealing with additional or unexpected debt, you’re not alone. You may have needed to use credit cards...

Feeling that Holiday Pressure to Spend, Spend, Spend? Here’s How to Stay on Track

The holidays are beautiful, magical, and dang...They can get expensive fast. Before you have even cleared the table after Thanksgiving dinner, your inbox is overflowing with urgent, high-pressure offers to buy now, or miss out of crazy savings. (For real:  according to Digital Commerce 360, the average person gets more...

A Plan to Reduce Financial Stress this Holiday Season

In a holiday season like no other, the impact of financial instability on stress levels is a daily challenge for many of us. Some of the biggest challenges stem from holiday stress, the ongoing pandemic, and the reduced chance for staying socially connected this upcoming winter. A report from Prudential, “Ties That...

7 Tips for Safe Holiday Online Shopping

December is National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month. Safe holiday online shopping is especially important this year as we head into a season unlike any other. Deloitte expects holiday e-commerce sales to surge by 25% to 35%, amounting to between $182 billion and $196 billion, compared with year-over-year...

Paying to borrow your own money – Bankrate

Does it make sense to pay to borrow your own money? BankRate asked GreenPath’s Katie Bossler to weigh in.   You may be familiar with the term “passbook loan.” It is a type of loan that uses your savings account balance as collateral. Each institution will have its own terms and conditions which vary widely. Typically,...

Sharing Success Stories: How Knowing the Options Helped These Households Avoid Eviction

Having a safe and secure place to live is important to every household, and takes on a new meaning for those facing financial hardship. Changes to a family’s financial stability might involve temporary layoffs or unexpected reductions in family income, especially in this time of unprecedented economic impacts from...

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