Tools and Tips
for Managing Your Finances
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.
Scroll down to see articles sharing information about financial health and resources organized by topics. For more help, please contact a GreenPath counselor.
- Credit Management
- Debt Management
- Financial Education
- Real Stories Podcast
- Recorded Webinars
- Student Loans
May 15, 2023
Kitty’s story is one of shame transformed to pride. She wants to change the conversation around money and empower others to speak openly about money.
May 11, 2023
We will discuss the factors impacting a credit score, how to build or improve your score, and debunk common credit myths.
April 15, 2023
Nichelle & Oscar are a reminder to others that when it comes to debt (and the stress it brings) you are never alone. Listen now.
April 14, 2023
Mindful money management is even more important this year. If you have received a refund and want to invest it wisely, here are a few suggestions.
April 6, 2023
Buying (and financing) a car can be one of the biggest financial decisions you can make. This recorded webinar can take some of the anxiety out of the car buying process.
April 4, 2023
We receive a lot of questions when it comes to Debt Management Plans (DMPs). This article will answer all your common questions about what is a Debt Management Plan, its benefits and how it works.
March 19, 2023
These days, fees are a common feature of daily life. Avoid overdraft fees with these 5 tips from GreenPath Financial Wellness.
March 15, 2023
David knows first-hand the importance of financial education and access to resources and opportunities. Listen to his story about tacking student loans, law school, and family.
March 14, 2023
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to honor glass ceiling busters by busting some common misconceptions about women in the financial sphere.
March 9, 2023
Learn how to navigate the homeownership journey as interest rates rise and manage your budget during a hardship.
March 6, 2023
There are a number of ways you can improve your credit score. Here are 5 tips to responsibly build your credit and boost your credit score.
March 1, 2023
These five steps can help you stay as financially healthy as possible if you are facing an income loss.
February 21, 2023
When it comes to money, the members of Keesler Federal Credit Union have a strong advocate in their corner: Kimberly Ford.
February 15, 2023
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.
February 14, 2023
While money talk may not be the most romantic thing you do in February, being on the same financial page with your partner is important. Learn how to match up your money personalities.
February 9, 2023
Embracing your money personality can positively shape your spending and saving habits in the year ahead. Join us February 8th.
February 7, 2023
In honoring Black history throughout February and year-round, we’re spotlighting financial gamechangers whose voices are shaping the way we think and talk about money.
February 3, 2023
There are pros and cons to student loan consolidation. Consolidating means taking out a brand new larger loan to pay off all of your smaller loans.
January 24, 2023
If you are facing a divorce, there are likely many concerns running through your mind such as how to manage debt during a divorce.
January 17, 2023
Children’s foundational understanding of money management—how to count it, save it, and spend it—begins with the conversations they’re having at home.
January 15, 2023
Stephanie has navigated payday loans, credit card debt, student loans, a foreclosure and an eviction. Listen to her story.
January 12, 2023
Learn about tools and tips to avoid (or overcome) five common money challenges and take the right steps on your financial wellness journey in the New Year.
January 10, 2023
Now that the champagne toasts, noisemakers, and midnight countdowns are in our collective rear-view, have you given any thought to your new year’s resolutions?
January 2, 2023
Eliminating debt, learning new spending habits, or building savings are choices that can change your life.
December 27, 2022
It has been a game-changing year, and while we can’t opine much on your New Year’s resolutions, what we can do is offer up some financial planning tips.