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Credit union announces free financial counseling benefit for members.

by Catherine James, SVP Marketing and Brand Strategy

Greenville Federal Credit Union and leading nonprofit financial counseling organization join forces to provide financial counseling and debt management tools for members.

Greenville Federal Credit Union is pleased to provide members with access to free one-on-one financial counseling, debt management services, and financial education resources through GreenPath Financial Wellness. GreenPath counselors will assess an individual or family’s entire financial picture and identify options that make it easier to plan for a financially healthy future. Certified experts deliver debt counseling to help people manage credit card debt and other consumer debt. GreenPath’s housing counseling includes foreclosure prevention services, home buyer preparation assistance, and reverse mortgage counseling. GreenPath counselors also provide student loan counseling.

“Members who might be concerned about their financial picture are now in a better position to make informed decisions for a bright financial future,” said credit union President Paul Hughes. “Whether it’s credit card debt, unexpected loss of income or meeting housing payments, it’s important to remember you’re not alone. GreenPath’s financial counseling is free, confidential, and designed to help ease financial stress.”

“Greenville Federal Credit Union members now have access to caring, judgement-free counseling that strengthens financial wellness at every step of the financial journey,” saidKristen Holt, President and CEO, GreenPath Financial Wellness. “As a national nonprofit in service for nearly 60 years, GreenPath is ready to help those seeking guidance through our team of HUD Certified Housing Counselors and NFCC certified credit counselors.”

To get started members may call GreenPath directly at 877.337.3399 to speak with a NFCC-certified counselor. No referral is needed to take advantage of this valuable benefit. 

Additional information can be found at the credit union’s website:

About GreenPath
GreenPath Financial Wellness is a national nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling, education and products to empower people to lead financially health lives. Since 1961, GreenPath has assisted millions of people with debt and credit management, homeownership education and foreclosure prevention. Headquartered in Michigan, GreenPath, along with its affiliates, has more than 50 locations across the United States.  GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). For more information, visit