What Should You Do If Your Spouse Can’t Pay His/Her Bills?

This can be a tough situation to work through just because finances are a touchy subject. You both might already be stressed out about finances and now you find out that your spouse has missed payments that you thought were current. Or worse, s/he has taken on some debt that you weren’t aware of. So…
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LSS Helps People Achieve Financial Stability

Finances cause undue stress to way too many people every day, but it doesn’t have to be that way. That’s where a nonprofit organization like LSS Financial Counseling comes in because we help people achieve financial stability. Our own Program Director, Darryl Dahlheimer was interviewed by BadCredit.org recently. He talked about how LSS helps people…
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Get A Jump Start On Holiday Shopping

Did you know there are only 143 days until Christmas? While there’s still about a month left of summer, it’s a really smart idea to get started on your holiday shopping early. So we’re flashing back to this post from last February about planning ahead. Happy shopping! We took a poll of our readers asking…
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Take Advantage Of Homebuyer Assistance Program

As a HUD-approved housing counseling provider, LSS Financial Counseling sessions fulfill requirements for a homebuyer assistance program. LSS is not funding the program, but we will help you navigate the opportunities available, including the HOM Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance. HOM Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM) Down Payment and…
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How To Save Money While Dining Out

Over the summer I especially struggle with wanting to cook. While I’ve trained myself to cook more this year than ever before, I still have my moments of weakness. However, I have found some simple ways to make sure I’m not spending too much. Here are easy ways to save your hard-earned money while dining…
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