What Should Your Kids Know About Your Finances?

Communication between you and your kids about your finances is very important. Keeping your finances “hush-hush” may do more harm than good. Your kids deserve to know the truth, but maybe not the whole truth! When it comes to money, I think there are some things that kids—particularly young ones —aren’t ready to process and…
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Using Crisis Budgeting During Tight Financial Times

Unexpected events can happen to any of us without warning. The world is an imperfect place: cars break down, people get laid off or injured, pets get hurt…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg sometimes. And out of 280 of our blog readers polled, 51% of them say they don’t have enough money in savings…
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It’s Time To Spring Clean Your Finances

It’s officially Spring and with the season comes spring cleaning. While I’m starting a little late this year, it feels good to get my house cleaned up and organized after the long winter. What many people might not think of is doing the same with finances…and it’s important because things change. Here are 4 tips to…
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My Student Loans Seem Fine. Do I Really Need A Student Loan Counseling Session?

So you’re going along fine paying your student loans. You can afford the payments and just need to wait it out until the loans are finally paid off. However, there may be other aspects regarding your student loans and general finances you aren’t aware of that could help you right now. Here is what LSS’s…
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