What Should Your Kids Know About Your Finances?

Communication between you and your kids about your finances is very important. Keeping your finances “hush-hush” may do more harm than good. Your kids deserve to know the truth, but maybe not the whole truth! When it comes to money, I think there are some things that kids—particularly young ones —aren’t ready to process and…
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Signs Debt Is Stressing You Out And What To Do Next

No one enjoys being stressed out. It affects every aspect of our lives, from relationships to mental health to physical health and more. This week’s flashback Friday post talks about how you can tell if debt is stressing you out and how to break the cycle. There are a lot of ways that people find…
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Feeling Burned Out? Rejuvenate Without Breaking The Bank

A recent survey from CareerBuilder shows that 1/3 of American workers say they haven’t and don’t plan to take a vacation this year.  Sixty-one percent of workers are currently burned out at their job, while almost 1/3 say that work causes “high or extremely high stress levels for them.” With that said, taking time off work is a…
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Using Crisis Budgeting During Tight Financial Times

Unexpected events can happen to any of us without warning. The world is an imperfect place: cars break down, people get laid off or injured, pets get hurt…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg sometimes. And out of 280 of our blog readers polled, 51% of them say they don’t have enough money in savings…
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How Zombies And Debt Are Eerily Alike

We’re flashing back this Friday to this post about debt and how it can be like zombies. And don’t forget that LSS is here to help you conquer your debt, including your zombie debt. I watch The Walking Dead. I’m not a huge TV watcher, generally, but there are a few shows I always stay…
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