First Time Homebuyer? Make Sure You’re Prepared for These 7 Hidden Costs

As real estate markets re-open across the country, current historically-low mortgage rates may make it seem like the perfect time to be a first time homebuyer. For many, owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment in ownership. It can give you greater freedom and privacy,...

Counselors See Rising HECM Interest Through COVID-19 Crisis – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Daily Mortgage monitors interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgages. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, it's noteworthy to monitor the interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) options. Reverse mortgage counseling sessions have increased as more seniors seek out ways to soften...

4 Things to Consider When Financing a Car

Is it time to think about financing a car? It looks like it might be for many people.    The website AutoTrader reports that people are embracing online car buying instead of in-person shopping, which makes sense as we continue to focus on social distancing, health and hygiene.      Financing a car is one...

HUD Awards $40M in Housing Counseling Grants – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Mortgage Daily details HUD housing counseling grant awarded to GreenPath Financial Wellness The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded nearly $40 million in counseling grants to agencies across the country, including GreenPath Financial Wellness, According to the HUD announcement,...

Five financial lessons from the pandemic

How are you managing the realities of the continued COVID-19 crisis? To help gain perspective during difficult times, it can be helpful to step back, reflect, and take some time to make a plan for moving forward. From managing unexpected interruptions in income to prioritizing monthly expenses, GreenPath Financial Wellness...

How to pay your bills and determine which ones are most important

A question you might be experiencing these last few months is how to make sure to pay your bills in a way that aligns with what’s most important to you. Which monthly expenses do you want to choose to pay first, which can save you money and which could be managed differently?   These are questions that...

Message From Our CEO Kristen Holt

Hello Everyone,  Today, as I prepare to talk to the GreenPath team about the horrible murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police and the current events happening, I feel sick and angry, and so sad right now.   I can only imagine how much fear, anger, sadness and all other feelings this brings up for our...

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...

Five Common Reverse Mortgage Questions – Answered

The month of May marks Older American’s Month. It’s our nation’s celebration of the countless contributions that older adults make to our communities. We couldn’t let this month go by without a focus on financial health and wellness of seniors, especially those who are managing the impact of recent financial...

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