Boomerang Kids Cramping Your Lifestyle?

The term “boomerang kid” is a relatively new term, but surprisingly not a new concept.  Boomerang kids are those who have previously lived on their own and then end up returning home to live with mom and dad. Generally, boomerang kids are young adults in their 20s and 30s that have returned home for a…
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Are You An Underearner?

We survived 2012 and the New Year is upon us! There is something exciting about a new year…a fresh start! I did a little research and found that according to the University of Scranton, 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions and the 3rd most popular resolution is to spend less and save more. (Number…
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Ring In The New Year With A Financial Check Up

At the time of writing this post, we are all poised to careen over the “fiscal cliff.” The White House and Congress are entrenched in their positions and it is we, the taxpayers, who stand to lose in this stalemate. My wish is that they all sit down now and work this out like adults.…
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New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Actually Keep

Written by Cherrish Holland, Certified Financial Counselor with LSS Financial Counseling Take a minute to exhale. The Holiday Season is almost over. Thanksgiving—check. Christmas—check.  New Years—Ugh!  Another New Year and we feel compelled to make some type of resolution that will radically change our bottom line or our waist line.  With only 8% of us…
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Travel Tips That Can Save You Money This Holiday Season

Written by Barb Miller, Certified Financial Counselor and Bankruptcy Specialist with LSS Financial Counseling The holiday weekend is here and it seems impossible to get through the weekend without traveling somewhere. And after all of the holiday shopping the costs can seem pretty scary. That’s why it is so important to plan ahead and save for the…
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