Flashback Friday: Can I Afford To Be A Stay At Home Parent?

Thinking about being a stay at home parent? Read on to help you decide if you can truly afford it. Bottom line: I love working. I love the social aspect of work, climbing the professional ladder, and of course making money. Being a stay at home parent never once crossed my mine. Never. Ever. When…
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Simple Steps To Save Successfully During America Saves Week 2017

America Saves week is coming up soon! So we’re sharing information from our friends at America Saves on how you can join in. Read on… America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage savers – or potential…
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5 Tips To Avoid Being Broke Right After Payday

I was thinking the other day about how many times I’ve heard someone say “Ugh I just got paid and I’m already broke“. Another one is “I’d love to go have dinner tonight, but I can’t afford it.” It’s one thing to not be able to afford concert tickets or a trip. But when you can’t afford…
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Shedding Stress By Shedding Student Loan Debt

If you or someone you know are struggling with student loan debt, call LSS Financial Counseling at 888.577.2227 or visit ConquerYourDebt.org for more information. Only months away from a wedding to her husband-to-be, Julie Killian should have been spending time talking to wedding planners and making sure every last detail of her special day was…
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I Need A Vacation, But I Have Debt. What Should I Do?

It’s that time of year in MN where many of us are thinking spring, but we know that there are still plenty of frigid temps and snow storms to come. Instead let’s just dream of a tropical vacation and flashback to this post about how to decide if you should go on vacation if you have debt.…
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