Credit Bucket

How Full Is Your Credit Bucket?

We are fortunate at LSS to have experienced counselors with a lot of personal finance knowledge. Luckily for me, our wonderful counselors sometimes pass on nuggets of wisdom that I then turn into blog posts. Here is a great way to think about credit from counselor, Dan Park: The Credit “Bucket” Think about the credit…
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Keep Valentine’s Day Fun, Simple, And Affordable

Since Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away, we’re flashing back to Elaina’s post on keeping this Hallmark holiday affordable.  Personally, I’m not a big Valentine’s Day kind of lady. This is one of those holidays that feels like the greeting card people made it a big deal to make some money. However, I…
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Which Of These 5 Money Personalities Do You Identify With?

My 10th anniversary with LSS Financial counseling is this month. Over these last 10 years I’ve provided counseling, supervised and observed counselors, and learned so much about personal finance. I’ve also come to realize that people have different money personalities. Below are 5 common money personalities…do you identify with any or do you recognize someone…
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Don’t Nickel And Dime Your Finances This Year

The New Year is here and it’s time to take charges of your finances. We’re flashing back to this post about how small changes can add up to big savings. When you have cash can you make it last or do you find yourself pulling money from the ATM and it’s gone in a day…
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Exchanging Gifts

Ideas For Inexpensive Gifts

If you celebrate Christmas, it’s pretty likely that you give gifts. And depending on the size of your family or circle of friends, you could end up spending a fortune. The good news is that with a little planning and creativity, you can take care of everyone on your list without busting your budget…not to…
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