My ‘Goodwill Hunting’ Experiment

The days of making sure I had a new outfit every weekend for which to out on the town are looooong gone, believe you me. I am a recovering spend-aholic and former DMP client. But don’t get me wrong, my gravestone will hopefully read, among other notables: “1959-2059 Here lies Carla. She was always fashion…
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How To Get Your Financial House In Order In 2017

We’re flashing back this Friday to a post about getting your financial house in order. How’d you do in 2016?? January is the perfect time to look back at your financial activity over the last year to take stock and decide if you should make any changes to better meet your financial goals. Take some…
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The Great Debt Pay Down For The Duluth-Superior Area

We’re excited to announce that Superior Choice Credit Union has opened applications up for their 2017 Great Debt Pay Down! WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE? ANYONE in the Duluth/Superior and other northern Wisconsin cities area can benefit from it. It doesn’t matter the amount of debt someone has; if you want to get in control of…
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3 Details You Should Know While Preparing For Tax Season 2017

Tax season can be an exciting time for savers. This year, more Americans are opting out of a tax time splurge and focusing on getting ahead with their tax refunds. Early filers can still file as they normally would, but we’ve got a couple tips in mind for how your household can use this information to…
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You Can Afford Your Bills, But Is Your Credit Still Suffering?

There are many different types of people that come to LSS for financial counseling. One particular group is working, keeping up on bills, but getting nowhere on their debt. The balances are not going down…and the frustration and stress is real. If you’re in the same boat, do you have savings to cover a $1000 or…
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