GreenPath Financial Wellness Launches Interactive Learning Lab Resource

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national not-for-profit that provides financial advice and education, recently launched the GreenPath Learning Lab – a free, fast-paced online learning portal designed to improve an individual’s overall financial health. You can find this engaging resource at: https://www.greenpath.com/learninglab/.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the economic stress of many households. 38 percent of American employees, including 62 percent of Generation Z workers, saved less than $ 1,000 to meet emergency expenses.[1]The pandemic has also created a demand for more online research and education. The GreenPath Learning Lab provides online access to content designed to inspire users towards their financial goals and change behavior in order to respond to them.

The Learning Lab resource provides people with a range of easy-to-use educational experiences that will help them manage money more effectively. With a simple login for access, individuals can engage in hands-on “choose your own adventure” -style learning activities on spending and budgeting, forbearance, and other financial topics. The free study materials embedded in the Learning Lab leverage GreenPath’s 60 years of experience as a trusted national not-for-profit organization providing independent financial advice. The Learning Lab is always accessible and can help alleviate the anxiety associated with seeking financial help. The tutorial enables users to contact a GreenPath expert directly for one-on-one, one-on-one assistance. Applied knowledge can be used to help individuals build financial healthy habits over time.

“GreenPath serves thousands of customers every month. We keep hearing from them the value of supportive tools and educational experiences to help people manage their daily financial lives, ”said Brad O’Brien, Education Manager at GreenPath Financial Wellness. “The Learning Lab is a unique opportunity for individuals and families to learn about inclusive and trustworthy education that can support their path to financial resilience.”

The Learning Lab portal leverages GreenPath’s vast experience of providing empathetic and actionable financial guidance to millions of Americans. In 2020, more than 80,000 people engaged in the national nonprofit’s educational experiences in financial literacy. In March, GreenPath and eGain launched the Virtual Financial Coach, a turnkey financial advisory solution based on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Learning Lab expands GreenPath’s range of educational resources and offers new and timely experiences. With these digital tools, people can better understand their financial picture, reduce debt, improve their credit, reduce stress, and achieve their financial goals. Participants are encouraged to visit the learning laboratory regularly as additional learning experiences are continuously added.

“Financial stress is a reality for many people, especially given the uncertainties of the ongoing pandemic,” said Kristen Holt, President and CEO of GreenPath. “Proven information and education are critical for those facing financial challenges. The GreenPath Learning Lab gives people access to carefully designed learning activities created by financial literacy specialists. ”

[1] https://www.pwc.com/us/en/services/consulting/workforce-of-the-future/library/financial-well-being-retirement-survey.html

About GreenPath Financial Wellness

GreenPath Financial Wellness is a national not for profit that enables people to manage their debts, buy and stay in their homes, and lead financially healthy lives for 60 years. As one of the largest financial advisory agencies in the country, GreenPath has provided education and products to millions of people in debt and credit management, student loans, home ownership, and foreclosure. GreenPath is headquartered in Michigan and works directly with individuals, banks, credit unions, and employer partners across the United States in more than 50 locations, as well as through phone access and online tools. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Advisory Services, Michigan Diversity Council and Texas Diversity Council, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation. For more information, visit www.greenpath.org or call 866-648-8122. Follow the nonprofit on Facebook and Instagram @greenpathfinancial and on Twitter @GreenPath.

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