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...

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....

Know Your Options: Working Through the Financial Impact of Disasters

Whether facing an unexpected natural disaster, or the continued challenges of ongoing national emergencies, you can never be too prepared for the financial impact to you and your household. Sometimes having a game plan can reduce stress, even when faced with unexpected emergencies. Here are suggestions to manage the...

How to Plan for Back to School Expenses in a Time of COVID-19

As families track the latest news about their communities K-12 reopening plans, it’s clear this is a school year like no other - especially as families plan for back to school expenses. Will students return in the classroom? Will a K-12 student school year involve a mix of online and in-class learning? Or will school...

Coping with a Changing Financial Picture – FEMA

Excerpt from FEMA's publication showcases the challenges of coping with a changing financial picture in the face of the ongoing pandemic. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) looked to GreenPath to provide insight for their monthly individual and community preparedness publication. The message put the focus...

3 Things to Know about the July 15 Tax Deadline

We’ve all had to adjust to many changes in this time of the pandemic crisis – from how we shop for groceries in the era of social distancing, to keeping up with managing household finances. Included among these changes is the extended, new deadline to file federal and state income taxes.  In the early weeks of...

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...

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...

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