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5 Pitfalls of Medical Debt

Do you remember the old Pitfall video game?  The idea was to navigate a challenging jungle and avoid obstacles, like quicksand and rattlesnakes. As we navigate the challenging world of healthcare, we must avoid financial pitfalls that lurk just out … Continue reading

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Before hitting the grocery store, learn some new habits to save you money

By Andrew Johnson GreenPath Communications Grocery shopping is a good place to start when trying to keep monthly expenses under control.  Here are a few good habits that you can start to implement right away. Deciding Where to Shop Grocery … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping Countdown: 7 Tips to Ease Your Debt

By Katie Moore GreenPath Personal Finance Counselor Detroit, MI The holiday spending season is upon us! Here’s some tips from GreenPath to help ease a “credit card hangover” in 2015! 1.    Make a master list of all the holiday expenses.  … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Start Planning for the Holidays

It’s hard to believe that, while the calendar says August, now is the perfect time to start getting ready for the holidays. By making a plan, watching for sales and adjusting your budget, you can make this holiday one that … Continue reading

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Build a Budget, Don’t Tap Retirement Money

By Katie Moore GreenPath counselor Detroit, MI Recently, an article in Bloomberg News discussed how more people are tapping into their retirement accounts to make ends meet. At GreenPath, we encounter more people asking about the ramifications of using money … Continue reading

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Are your personal finances making you financially sick?

By Sara Gilbert, GreenPath manager for Colorado and Wyoming A recent Chase Blueprint and Aite Group study of more than 1,200 consumers found that the complexity of one’s personal finances is directly related to their perception of personal financial health. … Continue reading

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Yes, debt collectors have the right to collect, and sue

Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO, discusses debt charge-off and collection agency rights, in her latest “Let’s Talk Credit” column on CreditCards.com Dear Let’s Talk Credit, If your original creditor has charged off your debt and sold it to a … Continue reading

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