How to Move Forward as COVID Forbearance Relief Meets First Timing Milestones

  • August 27, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Housing, News

It’s been several months since lenders and federal agencies started offering COVID forbearance relief assistance programs aimed at giving Americans a break on their mortgages. These relief programs made it possible for many people to stay in their homes while dealing with the financial challenges of the pandemic crisis. Now,...

HUD-Certified Counselors Offer Free Counseling to Avoid Eviction, Foreclosure – Fox26 Houston

GreenPath's President and CEO Kristen Holt is featured in a FOX26 Houston News segment about options for those facing eviction, foreclosure during the pandemic crisis. As CARES act relief expires, rent and mortgage payments are coming due. If you can't afford to pay them, HUD-certified counselors say they're ready to...

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

  • August 25, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit, News

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: News

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,...

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

  • August 13, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: COVID-19, News

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

  • August 10, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, News

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: News

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...

GreenPath Financial Wellness Welcomes Susan Murphy as Chief People Officer

  • July 31, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Read the full press release on BusinessWire   FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich: GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit that provides financial counseling and debt management services, welcomes Susan Murphy as Chief People Officer. In the role, Susan will build on GreenPath’s strong culture of empathy, compassion,...

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

  • July 30, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: COVID-19, News

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...

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