Watch Out For These Warning Signs Of Having Too Much Debt

As I’ve discussed in a previous blog, getting into debt is easy. It’s exciting to buy new and shiny things or take a trip. Or sometimes your hot water heater breaks down and you charge a new one because you don’t have the cash on hand. Once you’ve charged, that’s when the hard part begins. It…
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Be More Hopeful By Having A Plan For Your Finances

Many times when I am done counseling someone they tell me they feel more hopeful. But when the session starts, they tell me: “You have probably never seen a situation as bad as mine.” The truth is usually I find their situation is pretty average because we all have debt, financial obstacles, and goals we…
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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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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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