Why Saving For Emergencies And Periodic Savings Is Important

Happy Friday! Today we’re flashing back to this post comparing emergency savings to periodic savings and why it’s important to know the difference save for both. Enjoy! Everyone knows that having money set aside in savings is important, but either we can’t afford to put away money right now or we choose not to because living in…
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LSS Financial Counseling Celebrates 30 Years!

Since 1987, LSS Financial Counseling has been providing nonprofit budget, credit, and debt counseling. That means for 30 years LSS counselors have been helping individuals and families stabilize and improve their finances and conquer their debt. These are the services our counselors provide: Credit, Budget, and Debt Counseling During a financial counseling session, counselors create…
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What To Do After The Equifax Data Breach

If you haven’t yet heard, Equifax – one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies – was hacked. Hackers took people’s names, SSN, birthdates, addresses, and some credit card numbers were stolen as well. Verify if You Were Affected Visit EquifaxSecurity2017.com and click on the “Potential Impact” tab. You’ll need to enter your last name and…
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Beneficiary Horror Stories And How To Avoid Them

We’re flashing back this Friday to Barb’s post about avoiding beneficiary horror stories. It might not apply to you right now, but it’s always good to be aware…so read on! One of our blog readers wanted to know about beneficiary horror stories. I’m not sure why, but in thinking about it I realized it’s a…
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Setting Up Your First Apartment On A Budget

Moving out and into your first apartment is exciting, but may seem a little intimidating, not to mention expensive. Here are tips to ease the burden of moving on your wallet. Furnishing your new place Furniture is going to be the most expensive part of getting your apartment ready. But the good news is that…
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