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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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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes New Rules for Payday Lenders

By Jane E. McNamara President & CEO GreenPath, Inc. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced that it will propose rules to regulate payday lenders.  The Bureau said it seeks to end “payday debt traps” by requiring lenders to … Continue reading

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Smiles are Her Counseling Reward – Meet Sunshine Hefferon

Credit Counselor Hefferon: Smiles Are Her Reward Cliff Goldstein NerdWallet Finance 27 February 2015 When Sunshine Hefferon answers the phone at work, she doesn’t know what the caller’s mood, motivation or state of mind will be. “I might get someone … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014 – From Tackling Your Debt to Building your Credit

By Andrew Johnson GreenPath Communications Manager Time to take a look back at our top 5 blog posts of 2014 from our “Write on the Money” blog page. It was a busy year, from discussing ways to tame credit card … Continue reading

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Use Caution When that Lotto Pot Grows!

By Katie Moore GreenPath Counselor Detroit, MI Recently, CBS Radio Detroit had a story on an upcoming drawing for a large lottery. It is not surprising to hear that when asked, the first thing lotto players would do is pay … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait to Seek Financial Advice – Free Help is Available

By Sara Gilbert GreenPath Community Engagement Liaison Colorado/Wyoming Most of us contact a mechanic when our car breaks down because we want someone who knows how to get us back on the road as quickly as possible. I would be … Continue reading

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4 Personal Finance Fireworks to Avoid This Summer

By David Flores GreenPath Manager and Counselor As summer gets underway and we have the July 4th holiday in our sights, we feel it’s an appropriate time to discuss some potentially dangerous personal finance fireworks you might encounter this time of … Continue reading

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