Understanding the Difference Between Debt Settlement and Debt Management

  • December 13, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Debt

If you’re trying to manage credit card payments and other debt in a challenging time, it’s helpful to get some background information to consider the best approach that works for you.

To help you weigh your options, shared here is an overview to highlight the difference between two approaches: debt settlement and debt management.

Make it a Money Mindful Moment

  • November 22, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Budgeting

Mindfulness means being present in the daily choices we make. Mindfulness sounds simple, and yet for most of us, it is challenging to stay mindful. We are distracted by patterns of our behavior, routines, never-ending online notifications, daily activities, and moment-by-moment thoughts. Mindfulness involves taking...

Your Credit History: There’s Always a Path Forward

  • November 2, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit

It might be tempting to think we can’t “rewrite” our credit history, but there is a path forward. Credit history affects many parts of a person’s life - in all ages and stages. Whether you’re looking to rebuild credit after some bumpy experiences, or establishing credit for the first time, credit matters. Understanding...

How One Family Increased Their Financial Health and Inspires Others to do the Same

GreenPath Financial Wellness Expert Katee Wilson is a GreenPath Financial Wellness Expert based in Fort Collins, Colorado. She began working with GreenPath in 2015. Katee’s favorite part about working at GreenPath is the difference the nonprofit organization makes in people’s lives. The work she does with clients...

7 Tips to Get Smart About Credit

  • October 21, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit

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, you aren’t alone. The average American household has an average balance of about $6,600 in credit card debt, and that’s not taking into account home, auto, and student loans....

The Budgetnista Talks Credit Scores

  • October 18, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit

When The Budgetnista presented a virtual conversation earlier this year, one of her topics was about credit scores. As The Budgetnista notes in the video highlight below, your credit score is a number based on a formula using the information in your credit report. The result is an accurate forecast of how likely...

Real Stories Episode 20: Nina – Light after Darkness 

Nina has been on quite a journey the last few years. For her, stress around her finances was only the tip of the iceberg. Nina also faced many challenges when it came to addiction and her mental health. Her story almost had a tragic outcome.

How to Identify Good Credit Card Advice on Social Media – CreditCards.com

  • September 23, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Creditcards.com shares GreenPath's tips for determining good credit card advice from misinformation on social media. Read the Full Article > A recent CreditCards.com survey found that 14% of all adults get financial advice from social media, but among younger generations, the percentage is higher. GreenPath shares...

Interest on Emergency Loans Can Get ‘Ugly.’ What to Know When You Need Money Quickly – TIME NextAdvisor

  • September 21, 2021
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from Time NextAdvisor discusses the best options when there is an immediate need for cash, with insight from Financial Wellness Expert, Jeff Arevalo. Read the full article  Unexpected emergencies can make a dent in our finances. The TIME NextAdvisor looks to GreenPath to help explain the different kinds of...

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