Shedding Stress By Shedding Student Loan Debt

If you or someone you know are struggling with student loan debt, call LSS Financial Counseling at 888.577.2227 or visit ConquerYourDebt.org for more information. Only months away from a wedding to her husband-to-be, Julie Killian should have been spending time talking to wedding planners and making sure every last detail of her special day was…
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I Need A Vacation, But I Have Debt. What Should I Do?

It’s that time of year in MN where many of us are thinking spring, but we know that there are still plenty of frigid temps and snow storms to come. Instead let’s just dream of a tropical vacation and flashback to this post about how to decide if you should go on vacation if you have debt.…
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What Is Your Bad Habit Costing You?

Most people have formed some kind of bad habit, especially when it comes to finances. I doubt I’m the only one, but my bad habit is dining out too much sometimes. When it happens, it’s because I’m busy or tired or sick and I have zero desire to go to the grocery store after work or on…
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What Are My Options If I Can’t Afford My Mortgage Payments?

A lot can happen in 30 years The average mortgage has a 30-year term, which is 360 monthly mortgage payments. 30 years is a long time to expect that all will run smoothly and there will be no “bumps in the road” financially or otherwise.  No one who buys a home dreams of losing it…
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Let’s Get This Garden Started!

If you plant a garden each year or plan to start, it’s time to think about planting some seeds…yes, even though there’s still snow on the ground. Here’s a flashback Friday post from Mary Ellen with excellent tips. Enjoy! February in Minnesota. The days are noticeably longer; we gained an hour of daylight in January.…
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