What To Do About Those Black Friday Charges

This Friday we’re flashing back to a post from last year talking about how to deal with credit card charges from Black Friday (or any other day really).  So what next? If you got some amazing Black Friday deals and put those items on a credit card, you need to figure out the best repayment…
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Spend Less And Make More Memories This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! So we’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about how to reduce stress and spend less this year. Despite what marketing executives would have us believe, the Holiday Season is not a warm, carefree, or cozy time for many of us, if not most of us. The season…
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8 Ways Procrastination Can Cost You

Procrastination is putting off doing something until the last minute. In some cases, people can thrive on procrastination, such as meeting a deadline for school or work. However, when it comes to finances, procrastinating can mean extra money out of your pocket. And for some, extra expenses can push their finances over the edge. Being…
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10 Signs You’re Experiencing Financial Stress And What To Do About It

Financial stress is no joke. It can affect every aspect of our lives: from our relationships to our jobs to our health…and everything in between. Not sure if you’re experiencing financial stress? See if any of the following statements apply to you: Charging more each month than you make in payments. Paying only the minimum…
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The Truth About Paying Down Your Credit Cards

It’s Flashback Friday and we’re bringing back Kate’s post about why it’s important to look at the big budgeting picture before paying off credit cards with a lump sum of money. A common question that we hear at LSS is “I’ve got cash temporarily. Should I pay down my credit card debt?” People will come…
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