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  • April 19, 2021
  • By: P.T. Phan

FINANCIAL COUNSELING ARTICLES

Get information, tools and tips for managing your finances, getting out of debt, improving your credit and more. These articles are written by GreenPath staff, based on the needs that we learn about from our clients.

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Financial Wellness

tracking your e penses What Influences your Money Habits? May 13, 2021 When our financial counselors speak with clients about specific challenges they might be facing, it can be helpful to have a conversation about the factors that influence money habits and behaviors. 
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financial tools Financial Tools for Success April 7, 2021 April is Financial Literacy Month -  a good time to consider the importance of financial literacy education, especially with the economic uncertainties caused by the…
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Questions about managing money 3 Questions about Managing Money January 27, 2021 So the times we are living in, with all the uncertainty, make prioritizing monthly expenses important to get a solid footing on money management and…
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Money Tips for Women Top Money Tips for Women of All Ages March 17, 2021 March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the vital roles and achievements of women in American culture and society. It is also a…
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Debt Management

Bills You Should Pay First Bills You Should Pay First March 22, 2021 Which bills should you pay first? Food, medicine, childcare, mortgage/home expenses, auto, child support, income taxes and then unsecured debts.
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Benefits of a debt management plan Who Benefits from a Debt Management Plan? February 18, 2021 For many of us, these past months have been marked with a level of uncertainty – especially around finances. In the face of unexpected changes…
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debt calculator Why it Pays to Use a Debt Calculator February 4, 2021
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Pay off Your Debt Pay Off Your Debt January 5, 2020
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Credit Management

financial tools Financial Tools for Success April 7, 2021 April is Financial Literacy Month -  a good time to consider the importance of financial literacy education, especially with the economic uncertainties caused by the…
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questions to ask about credit card debt Know the Signs: 5 Questions to Ask About Your Credit Card Debt January 4, 2021 As the new year begins, it can be a good time to consider questions about your credit card debt. Many people take stock, review achievements…
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Get smart about credit day 7 Tips to Get Smart About Credit October 15, 2020 You have a great opportunity to assess your financial situation and make a plan to move forward. If you are dealing with credit and debt,…
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How Is Credit Score Calculated How is Your Credit Score Calculated? September 16, 2020 Ever wonder how your credit score is calculated? It is a common question and can be helpful to explore. Your credit score is a number based…
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Housing

avoid eviction Sharing Success Stories: How Knowing the Options Helped These Households Avoid Eviction October 22, 2020 Having a safe and secure place to live is important to every household, and takes on a new meaning for those facing financial hardship.
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foreclosure notification What do You do After the Foreclosure Notification Arrives? October 6, 2020 Sometimes life can take unexpected turns… and things can go in surprising directions when it comes to household finances. That was the case for Victoria…
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Mortgage Forbearance Options after a Mortgage Forbearance October 1, 2020
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First time homebuyer First Time Homebuyer? Make Sure You’re Prepared for These 7 Hidden Costs June 30, 2020
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Student Loans

Understanding Student Loan Options Understanding Student Loan Options – Strategies for Today and Tomorrow July 28, 2020 ON DEMAND - VIEW NOW: Dealing with student debt? You’re not alone. In fact, student loans currently account for over $1.56 TRILLION of total consumer…
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Managing Student Loan Debt Managing Student Loan Debt During COVID-19 January 21, 2021
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Student Loan Options Steps to Take if You’re Struggling to Pay Student Loans – HerMoney May 11, 2020 From HerMoney, featuring GreenPath's Jeremy Lark, Senior Manager for Client Services. Read the steps to take if you are struggling to pay student loans.  If…
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