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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How Zombies And Debt Are Eerily Alike

We’re flashing back this Friday to this post about debt and how it can be like zombies. And don’t forget that LSS is here to help you conquer your debt, including your zombie debt. I watch The Walking Dead. I’m not a huge TV watcher, generally, but there are a few shows I always stay…
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Summer Vacation On A Budget

Summer is an amazing time to make long-lasting summer memories with your kiddos.  Studies find that children get more enjoyment out of quality time and building memories than any material item.  How wonderful is that?  Certainly taking an amazing family trip would be a good way to build memories, but it is not the only…
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Tips To Keep Pet Expenses Down And Save Money

Since I’ve recently gotten a new puppy, pets are on my brain. So here’s a flashback Friday post from Ashley about keeping your pet expenses down. My husband and I have not one, but two beloved pets. A yellow lab named Cashmere and a black lab named Sadie. These giant kids occupy a huge spot…
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Saving Money When There’s Nothing Leftover At The End Of The Month

We’re flashing back to Ashley’s post about how to save money when there’s seemingly nothing left at the end of the month. There are many economic reasons for our lack of personal savings, but that doesn’t take away from the importance of having a safety net for unexpected expenses.  There is no doubt that living…
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