Real Stories Episode 22: Lavell – From “Swiping Like a Ninja” to Debt-Free

18-year-old Lavell received an envelope right before Christmas: a credit card he didn’t apply for. That Christmas was very merry as he used the credit card to give generously to his loved ones.

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...

Credit Card Hardship Programs: How they Work, How to Qualify – Creditcards.com

  • June 1, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit, News

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides details about credit card hardship programs. Credit card hardship programs are designed to help consumers through a tough financial time, with protections for anyone who might otherwise default. To figure out what steps...

The Ins and Outs of a Credit Card Charge-Off – Creditcards.com

  • May 26, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit, News

From creditcards.com, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, shares what a credit card charge-off means to borrowers. In today’s economic climate, more people find themselves unable to make monthly credit card payments. If payments are missed for a few months, creditors might decide that...

What to Consider Before Taking a Credit Card Cash Advance

As we look to manage our personal finances during the global COVID-19 crisis, many of us face uncertainty about how to cover costs for monthly living expenses. One “quick fix” that may be tempting is a credit card cash advance, especially in the face of unexpected income loss or other emergency situations. Cash...

Is Credit Card Interest Tax Deductible? — CreditCards.com

  • February 19, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from the CreditCards.com article on when you can write off credit card interest charges and when you can't. Featuring Jeff Arevalo, GreenPath Financial Expert You may have run up hundreds or thousands of dollars in credit card interest charges in 2019, but don’t expect any relief from Uncle Sam as the new tax...

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