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Category: Media Coverage

College grads average $32,158 in debt in Michigan. Here’s what some didn’t know

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Detroit Free Press About that thing called 'interest' College grads receive a six-month grace period before they have to start paying down student loans. Getting a diploma in May means many will begin to repay those loans in November. But if you have unsubsidized federal student loans, the interest keeps...

GreenPath Financial Wellness receives $2.1 million in housing counseling grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

National nonprofit organization will utilize housing counseling grants to help people obtain and retain the American dream  FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (October 11, 2019) – GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling, education and products to empower people to lead...

The Path is Always Greener – Fortune & Entrepreneur

  • October 18, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Recently, members of GreenPath's Leadership Team were featured in a special section of Fortune & Entrepreneur, "Leading Women in Business: Detroit." Below is an excerpt with a link to the full article: The Path is Always Greener GreenPath's progressive financial wellness program and workplace culture create a unique...

Counselors Prepare as More Borrowers Seek Private Reverse Mortgages

Excerpt from Reverse Mortgage Daily Counseling for prospective reverse mortgage borrowers is not only required, but it’s also a critical component of understanding how a new reverse mortgage loan is created. In order to make sure that the borrower fully understands exactly what kind of a transaction they’re getting...

As an Economic Downturn Looms, Lenders Need to Start Now to Help Their Customers Weather the Storm

  • August 22, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Forbes In the personal loan market, which is now dominated by online lenders that haven’t been around long enough to have experienced a downturn, much of the lending has been in the name of credit-card consolidation. The dirty secret of the industry is that, by giving customers a lower interest rate to pay...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Awards Rural Dynamics $50,000 Grant

  • August 14, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Since its start in 1968, Rural Dynamics has provided direct services such as credit counseling and coaching to help people achieve financial independence. RDI’s credit counseling and financial education services are provided under the GreenPath brand. We are pleased to announce that our affiliate, RDI, has been awarded...

Service Partnerships and Counseling Promote Positive Outcomes – NUFCU

  • July 19, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from our Partners at University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union: NUFCU partners with organizations that help it extend service to members who fall anywhere on the spectrum of financial well-being. For example, its relationship with GreenPath Financial Wellness provides members with free counseling and access to...

How to Manage Your Credit Card Bills, Which Experts Say Are Late More Often – New York Times

  • July 9, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

The New York Times recently interviewed GreenPath President & CEO Kristen Holt and GreenPath client Becky Willard for an article on how a growing number of people are having trouble paying their credit card bills. Read how a GreenPath Debt Management Plan helped Becky pay off $40,000 in about five years, saving her about $30,000 along the way.

Michigan veterans, families to get free financial counseling – WZZM13.com/ABC

  • July 9, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced Monday that veterans and their families have access to free financial counseling through a state pilot program. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced July 1 that Michigan military veterans and their families now have access to free financial...

The economy is booming. But are Americans’ finances healthier because of it? – USA Today

  • July 2, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Featuring Dawn Hudson, GreenPath Financial Expert This is the first story in a series about Americans' financial health based on a survey provided by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to financial education and empowerment. If you had to grade the U.S. economy today, it would probably get straight...

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