Dollars and Sense: A Blueprint for Prioritizing Bills

  • January 15, 2024
  • By: Julie Rogier, With a multi-decade career in communications, Julie Rogier serves on GreenPath’s content marketing team. She has presented on financial wellness for groups including the 2021 and 2022 Financial Services Midwest Summit, and regularly writes about financial health and wellness for several publications including U.S. News and World Report.
  • Category: Blog, Budgeting

Which bills should you pay first? Food, medicine, childcare, mortgage/home expenses, auto, child support, income taxes and then unsecured debts.

Your Mid-Year Financial Cleanse Checklist

  • June 21, 2023
  • By: Tara Spicer, Tara Spicer is a writer for GreenPath Financial Wellness, covering everything from budgeting best practices to financial literacy for families. A former book editor and University of Michigan alum, she divides her time between the page and parenting in Seattle, Washington.
  • Category: Blog, Budgeting, Savings

A mid-year financial cleanse can bring a renewed sense of control and clarity to your money matters. Take a look at this checklist.

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

  • March 6, 2023
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Credit

If you need to give your credit a boost, we have five suggestions for helping you get back on track. But first learn the basics.

Surviving a Layoff: Your Checklist for Managing Finances

  • March 1, 2023
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Budgeting

These five steps can help you stay as financially healthy as possible if you are facing an income loss.

Real Stories Ep 36: Molly MacDonald Survives and Builds a Financial Bridge for Others

  • February 15, 2023
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Credit Card Debt, Foreclosure, Podcasts, Real Stories

Molly McDonald, a single mom of five, rebounded from a financial catastrophe. Her family faced the potential loss of their home. Listen to her story.

Real Stories Ep 35: Stephanie – Finding Opportunity in Adversity

  • January 15, 2023
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Credit Card Debt, Foreclosure, Podcasts, Real Stories

Stephanie has navigated payday loans, credit card debt, student loans, a foreclosure and an eviction. Listen to her story.

Make Money Resolutions That Stick

  • January 2, 2023
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Budgeting, Financial Education

New Year, new beginnings. This is the year you can make money resolutions that stick.

Real Stories Ep 34: Practical Tips from Three Personal Finance Experts

  • December 15, 2022
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Budgeting, Credit Card Debt, Podcasts, Real Stories

Episode 34 features the best financial advice from three experts: Danny, Shannon, and Amanda. Listen to their tips on how to achieve financial wellness.

Money Lessons to Be Grateful For

  • November 21, 2022
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness, GreenPath Financial Wellness is a trusted national nonprofit with more than 60-years of helping people build financial health and resiliency. Our NFCC-certified counselors give you options to manage credit card debt, student loans and homeownership.
  • Category: Blog, Debt

With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s also noteworthy to remember that November is National Gratitude Month. Cultivating an “attitude of gratitude” helps shift us from focusing on the negative to appreciating what is positive in our lives. Research has shown that gratitude can enhance our moods, decrease stress, and...

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