5 Ways to Get Your Credit on Track before the Holidays

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

It's hard to believe another year is coming to an end. If you made a New Year's resolution to clean up your finances last year, have you saved as much as you wanted? Have you paid down any debt or has your debt actually increased? Here are five tips from GreenPath personal finance counselors to help you better understand...

Everything You Need to Know About ChexSystems – MagnifyMoney

  • December 17, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from the MagnifyMoney article, Everything You Need to Know About ChexSystems Featuring Alexandra Cisneros, GreenPath education specialist Most people know they have a credit score and credit report that lenders use to decide if and how you can borrow money. But did you know that banks and credit unions have their...

6 easy ways to save for a home down payment – The Washington Post

  • December 3, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from The Washington Post article, 6 easy ways to save for a home down payment Featuring Katie Bossler, financial wellness expert If your plans for 2020 include buying a house, focus now on keeping your spending in check and building up your savings for a down payment, closing costs and moving expenses. We...

Millennial Money: Break free of your parents’ money patterns

  • November 29, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from The Washington Post article, Millennial Money: Break free of your parents' money patterns. Featuring Kristen Holt, president and CEO   You can likely thank (or blame) your parents for some aspects of how you turned out. Maybe you have your mother's eyes or your dad's habit of chewing with your mouth...

Money Fix: When is applying for a store credit card a good idea?

  • November 12, 2019
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Newsday No doubt you’ll look for ways to save money when shopping this holiday season. However, that 15% off, or whatever the sales clerk offers to get you to sign up for a store credit card, may not be a great deal in the long run. Yet, according to new research from CompareCards.com, nearly one in three...

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...

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...

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...

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