Paying to borrow your own money – Bankrate

  • November 9, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit, News

Does it make sense to pay to borrow your own money? BankRate asked GreenPath’s Katie Bossler to weigh in. If borrowing money is the best way forward for a borrower, a passbook loan may be one of the best options. “The advantages of passbook loans include typically much lower interest rates compared to unsecured loans...

Strategies to Pay Bills During COVID-19 – MoneyWise

  • September 2, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from MoneyWise looks at how to make room in your budget amid the pandemic. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert The publication MoneyWise puts the spotlight on managing bills during a challenging time. They note that the ongoing coronavirus crisis continues to...

Drowning in Debt? Here Are Your Options, Good and Bad – Consumers’ Checkbook

  • August 18, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from the website Consumers' Checkbook shares a personal story from one family that worked with GreenPath to manage finances during the ongoing crisis.   Even before the onset of today's crisis, millions of Americans are saddled with excessive debt. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to damage the economy,...

This Could Be Your Secret Weapon to Getting Out of Debt – TIME/NextAdvisor

  • August 14, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from TIME/NextAdvisor looks at debt management plans. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert The TIME publication NextAdvisor puts the spotlight on getting out of debt. They note that too much debt can feel like a heavy weight holding you back in life. But often,...

Pros and Cons of Paying Off Loans Early – U.S. News & World Report

  • August 10, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, News

From U.S. News & World Report, Jeffrey Arevalo, financial expert at GreenPath Financial Wellness, provides insight about the pros and cons of paying off loans early.   A common question many people ask is if paying off loans early is a good option for borrowers. It is possible that paying off loans early...

Consumers Say Credit Ratings Dropped Despite Pandemic Deferrals – Newsday

  • August 7, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Credit, News

Excerpt from Newsday looks at credit challenges during COVID. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert Some hardship programs stemming from the pandemic let people defer monthly payments on credit cards, home, car and student loans.  These relief options offered by creditors...

Should You Use a Credit Card Loan? – U.S. News & World Report

  • July 28, 2020
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: News

Excerpt from U.S. News & World Report looks at credit card financing options. Featuring Katie Bossler, GreenPath Quality Assurance Specialist & GreenPath Expert This time of crisis has many looking to make ends meet.  To manage finances through the coronavirus, many people have found that the credit cards currently...

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate

  • December 17, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Loans

As expected, the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark federal funds rate up a quarter point this week, ending a seven year stretch of nearly zero percent rates. So what does that mean to consumers? Credit cards Over time, interest rates could start to rise.  It would be wise to start paying some extra attention, and...

Beware of Payday Loans

  • April 8, 2016
  • By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
  • Category: Blog, Debt

Payday loans are short-term, high interest loans that are very easy to get. Beware of Payday Loans though. It may be convenient to stop at a local cash advance store on the corner and tempting if your budget is tight. But, you should avoid these high-interest loans, at all costs! Consider the facts: To get a payday loan,...

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