How Financial Counseling Can Help

The average financial counselor with LSS meets with about 4 people per day regarding budget, credit, debt, foreclosure, or student loan issues. We survey the people we serve to see if there is anything else we could do to improve our financial counseling. Here are some comments from people that have met with us recently: “This…
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So What Is A DMP, Really?

One of our Financial Counselors, Colleen, explains the basics of the Debt Management Plan (DMP) in a short video. Click the link below to go view the video… WHAT IS A DMP? Click HERE for more detailed information about the Debt Management Plan. LSS Financial Counseling is a non-profit organization that empowers people to achieve…
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The Importance Of Periodic Savings

Everyone knows the importance of having emergency savings. If something unexpected comes up, having a chunk of money in savings can be the difference between continuing life normally versus going into debt. Planning ahead for periodic expenses is just as important because it can be really difficult to come up with a couple hundred dollars…
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Our Top 10 Blog Posts Of 2015

We have covered a lot of different topics since we started our blog in 2012. So I thought it would be fun to take a look at our top 10 blog posts of 2015. Check them out if you haven’t yet: 10. What you need to know about defaulted student loans 9. How I paid of $8000…
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6 Tips For A Cheaper Valentine’s Day

Personally, I’m not a big Valentine’s Day kind of lady. This is one of those holidays that feels like the greeting card people made it a big deal to make some money. However, I do like an excuse to have a nice dinner &/or eat chocolate or dessert, so I’m definitely not against this holiday. At…
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