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Getting Ready for Tax Season

It’s the most stress inducing time of the year: tax season. There’s a variety of tax terms to understand, forms to collect, and decisions to be made about filing. This is how an LSS Financial Counselor tackles the stress of

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Credit Report, Debt, Taxes

Financial Commitment: Talking About Money in Your Relationship

Talking about finances can be a bit challenging. Adding a relationship into that conversation can make the conversation feel even more stressful. However, with some open and honest conversations, finances and relationships can blend together much more easily. From spending

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Debt, Debt Counseling, Divorce, DOs and DON'Ts, Financial Wellness, Relationships

Twitter Thursday: Preventing Fraud During Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Charges

Each week we participate in a Twitter Chat hosted by Experian to discuss important financial topics. This week’s topic: Smart Ways to Protect Your Identity This Holiday Season. We offer our tips to avoid fraud, scams and identity theft while holiday

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Credit, Identity theft, Overspending, Scams

3 Reasons To Pay Attention To Your Credit Card APR

Are you clueless about your credit card interest rate? I read an article on Creditcards.com about a poll showing half of all balance-carrying credit card users are clueless about their APRs. I wish I could say I was surprised by this;

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Posted in Credit, Debt

Medical Bills and Your Credit Report

Good news for those with medical debt. If you haven’t heard, under the FICO Score 9 paid off medical bills no longer affect your credit score. In addition, medical bills paid by insurance won’t show up on credit reports either. The

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Medical Debt
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