Is a Credit Card Cash Advance Better Than a Payday Loan? – creditcards.com

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides details about the pros and cons of short term loans such as credit card advances and payday loans. In a time of financial challenge, many people look to get cash into their budgets as fast as possible.  For those that don't...

Some Issuers Not Delivering on COVID Relief, CFPB Reveals – creditcards.com

Excerpt from creditcards.com features GreenPath’s Jeremy Lark and steps to take when issuers fail to offer mandated relief. As the pandemic continues, many have reached out to their credit card issuers about getting help but have come up short from those issuers not delivering COVID relief. Unfortunately, consumers...

Michigan mom among millions rethinking how to survive financially amid COVID-19 – WXYZ TV

GreenPath's President and CEO Kristen Holt is featured in  a WXYZ TV Detroit segment about how to stay financially healthy during the pandemic crisis. With the next round of financial relief options still up in the air with the HEROES act, many are still facing uncertainty when it comes to finances. WXYZ TV Detroit...

Credit starts to tighten as job losses remain high – WXYZ Detroit

Excerpt from the Detroit Free Press' story, Credit starts to tighten as job losses remain high. Featuring Kristen Holt, president & CEO, and Jeremy Lark, senior manager of client services A recent Detroit Free Press article shares that a pandemic relief assistance is ending, many people are still struggling and...

Credit Card Hardship Programs: How they Work, How to Qualify – Creditcards.com

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides details about credit card hardship programs. Credit card hardship programs are designed to help consumers through a tough financial time, with protections for anyone who might otherwise default. To figure out what steps...

The Ins and Outs of a Credit Card Charge-Off – Creditcards.com

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, shares what a credit card charge-off means to borrowers. In today’s economic climate, more people find themselves unable to make monthly credit card payments. If payments are missed for a few months, creditors might decide that...

One Side Effect of the Virus: Free Credit Reports Each Week – The New York Times

GreenPath's President and CEO Kristen Holt is featured in The New York Times about new options to obtain free credit reports, which are now available weekly during the pandemic crisis. The economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus has prompted a helpful — if temporary — change in the window that Americans have into...

What to Consider Before Taking a Credit Card Cash Advance

As we look to manage our personal finances during the global COVID-19 crisis, many of us face uncertainty about how to cover costs for monthly living expenses. One “quick fix” that may be tempting is a credit card cash advance, especially in the face of unexpected income loss or other emergency situations. Cash...

What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

Your credit score can affect your life in a lot of ways, from whether you are eligible for a loan or credit card, or qualified for a security clearance. If your credit score has fallen or you want to improve your credit score, these tips can get you started. What is a Credit Score? A credit score uses historical information...

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