How To Use Power Pay To Pay Off Your Debt Faster

It’s the Monday after Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Did you end your weekend with no balances on your credit cards? If so, you’re probably in the minority. But if you did charge purchases and can’t pay them off right away, it’s a good idea to start thinking about your pay off strategy. Depending…
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Just Say ‘No’ To Opening That Store Card

“Would you like to save 10% today by opening a [insert store name here] credit card?” While it may be tempting to open up a card to save money, read through the pros and cons below before taking that new credit card plunge. Pros Saves you money right now Opening up that card would save…
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A Letter About Your Student Loans And Credit Cards From Your Financial Counselor

Dear Friend- I am worried about your financial wellness.  You tell me you have student loan debt, credit card debt and not much money saved for retirement. Have you been able to log onto StudentLoans.gov to look at repayment, forgiveness and deferment options for your federal student loans?  Have you talked with your servicer(s)?  If…
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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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How Tiffany Paid Off Her Credit Cards As A Single Mom

We’re flashing back today to a testimonial of how a young single mother paid off her credit cards through a Debt Management Plan with LSS. Debt can happen to anyone at any stage in life. Debt doesn’t care about your age, marital status, income bracket, etc. And similarly, being debt free can happen to anyone…
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