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How To Have Family Fun On The Cheap

Flashback Friday to this post about free and cheap ideas for family fun. There’s still time to get outside before the snow flies and there are ideas for the heart of winter, too. Read on and enjoy saving money while you and your family have some fun! Budget conscious families are always looking for ways…
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You Shouldn’t Pay For Student Loan Help

Navigating the student loan repayment world can be tricky and stressful, especially if you don’t earn quite what you wanted after graduating. So you are in repayment and need help with your loans, but a company is asking you to pay to get that help when you’re already struggling? Great news: If you’re in that situation, LSS Financial Counseling can…
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Expense Control: Ideas To Balance Your Budget Without Increasing Income

Examining, reducing, and controlling expenses plays a powerful role in being able to live within your income, save money, and be able to pay for more important things. Lifestyle changes may not be easy, but they really can help to achieve your much bigger goal – a stable financial future! Here are ideas to inspire…
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How Do I Pay Off My Credit Card Debt Faster?

Meet “Angie”. Angie is the typical married, working mother of 1 wild toddler. Angie has a mortgage, 2 car payments, and credit card debt. She has been struggling with credit cards for years because her balances would barely decrease and a friend recommended calling LSS. Angie met with a certified credit counselor who reviewed her budget…
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