7 Tips to Get Smart About Credit

You have a great opportunity to assess your financial situation and make a plan to move forward. If you are dealing with credit and debt, you aren’t alone. The average American household has an average balance of about $6,600 in credit card debt, and that’s not taking into account home, auto, and student loans....

Helping Hispanic Americans affected by COVID-19 manage finances – WXYZ TV Detroit

As we recognize Hispanic Heritage Month, WXYZ TV Detroit shares the resources GreenPath provides to guide Hispanics impacted by the COVID crisis. Visit WXYZ TV for full coverage. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected the physical and financial health of Hispanic Americans. African American and Hispanic...

5 Questions About the Payroll Tax Holiday

As the Pandemic continues, there has been a lot of news about economic stimulus programs issued by the U.S. government. The laws are meant to keep the economy as healthy as possible during this challenging time. One stimulus program you might have heard about a month or so ago, called “The Payroll Tax Holiday,” puts...

What do You do After the Foreclosure Notification Arrives?

Sometimes life can take unexpected turns… and things can go in surprising directions when it comes to household finances. That was the case for Victoria and Jeff.   Several unexpected financial situations were throwing off the couple’s budget, leading them to lean heavily on their credit cards, as well...

My Mortgage Forbearance Has Ended. What’s Next?

Mortgage Options after a Forbearance Calling your lender to discuss your options can feel intimidating and yet the more you are in contact with them the more likely you are to get a resolution in your interest. This self-directed, online course aims to equip you with the tools to make this process a little easier. The...

How is Your Credit Score Calculated?

Ever wonder how your credit score is calculated? It is a common question and can be helpful to explore. Your credit score is a number based on a formula using the information in your credit report. The result is an accurate forecast of how likely you are to pay your bills.   Your Credit Score Considers...

How to Manage Expenses Using Simple Budgeting Guidelines

Exploring ideas on how to manage expenses? Some simple guidelines can help on your journey to financial health. As outlined in the video above, it is helpful to look at simple budgeting guidelines, to see if they will work for you and your household. The Place to Start To get the process going, many people find...

How to Move Forward as COVID Forbearance Relief Meets First Timing Milestones

It’s been several months since lenders and federal agencies started offering COVID forbearance relief assistance programs aimed at giving Americans a break on their mortgages. These relief programs made it possible for many people to stay in their homes while dealing with the financial challenges of the pandemic crisis. Now,...

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