Is a Credit Card Cash Advance Better Than a Payday Loan? – creditcards.com

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides details about the pros and cons of short term loans such as credit card advances and payday loans. In a time of financial challenge, many people look to get cash into their budgets as fast as possible.  For those that don't...

Drowning in Debt? Here Are Your Options, Good and Bad – Consumers’ Checkbook

  • August 18, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from the website Consumers' Checkbook shares a personal story from one family that worked with GreenPath to manage finances during the ongoing crisis.   Even before the onset of today's crisis, millions of Americans are saddled with excessive debt. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to damage the economy,...

Some Issuers Not Delivering on COVID Relief, CFPB Reveals – creditcards.com

Excerpt from creditcards.com features GreenPath’s Jeremy Lark and steps to take when issuers fail to offer mandated relief. As the pandemic continues, many have reached out to their credit card issuers about getting help but have come up short from those issuers not delivering COVID relief. Unfortunately, consumers...

This Could Be Your Secret Weapon to Getting Out of Debt – TIME/NextAdvisor

  • August 14, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from TIME/NextAdvisor looks at debt management plans. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert The TIME publication NextAdvisor puts the spotlight on getting out of debt. They note that too much debt can feel like a heavy weight holding you back in life. But often,...

Managing Finances During the Pandemic– News 4 San Antonio, Texas

The pandemic is cause for many to experience financial hardship. Gladys Coward of GreenPath Financial Wellness shares insights with News 4 San Antonio about what to keep in mind. News 4 WOAI San Antonio, Texas regularly features consumer information as part of their broadcast.  The news outlet recently shared a consumer...

Pros and Cons of Paying Off Loans Early – U.S. News & World Report

From U.S. News & World Report, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides insight about the pros and cons of paying off loans early.   A common question many people ask is if paying off loans early is a good option for borrowers. It is possible that paying off loans early...

0% balance transfer offers are dwindling, and offer lengths are shrinking – The Balance

  • August 7, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from The Balance looks at current trends in credit card interest rates. Featuring Jeff Arevalo, GreenPath Financial Wellness Expert The average credit card interest rate is 20.21%, according to data collected by The Balance in July 2020. That’s down a hair from June’s average rate of 20.22%, but not because...

Consumers Say Credit Ratings Dropped Despite Pandemic Deferrals – Newsday

  • August 7, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from Newsday looks at credit challenges during COVID. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert Some hardship programs stemming from the pandemic let people defer monthly payments on credit cards, home, car and student loans.  These relief options offered by creditors...

She had a plan to pay off $23K in debt and then pandemic hit – Detroit Free Press

Excerpt from the Detroit Free Press highlights how one family is managing finances in a challenging time, and also features GreenPath CEO Kristen Holt. The Detroit Free Press highlights the personal story of Michele Halis. She had a plan to pay off $23,000 in credit card debt and personal loans before COVID-19 turned the...

Should You Use a Credit Card Loan? – U.S. News & World Report

  • July 28, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Media Coverage

Excerpt from U.S. News & World Report looks at credit card financing options. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert This time of crisis has many looking to make ends meet.  To manage finances through the coronavirus, many people have found that the credit cards currently...

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