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Raise Your Credit Score with These 6 Tips

Credit scores are mysterious. If you miss a payment, your credit score will likely drop; but it’s impossible to¬†know by how many points. That’s because our scores are made up of several factors. If you’re looking to improve your score,

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report

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

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Posted in Credit, Debt, LSS Financial Counseling

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

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Debt

What to do after the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax security breach

If you haven’t yet heard, Equifax – one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies – was hacked. Hackers took people’s names, SSN, birthdates, addresses, and some credit card numbers were stolen as well. Verify if You Were Affected Visit

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Identity theft

Watch Out for These Warning Signs of Having Too Much Debt

As I’ve discussed in a previous blog, getting¬†into debt is easy. It’s exciting to buy new and shiny things or take a trip. Or sometimes your hot water heater breaks down and you charge a new one because you don’t

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Posted in Credit, Debt, Debt Counseling
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