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Why You Should Do an Annual Financial Check-up

We are told to get an annual physical to make sure we’re healthy; our finances also need a financial check-up. The good news is that there is free, safe help from LSS Financial Counseling, a local nonprofit organization. If you

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Debt Counseling, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling, LSS Financial Counseling

LSS Financial Counseling office opens in Rochester

Right now hundreds of families in southeastern Minnesota are experiencing high levels of financial stress due to the area’s high cost of living and limited affordable housing. To address their needs, LSS Financial Counseling recently opened its newest office in

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Posted in Debt Counseling, Financial Counseling, LSS Financial Counseling

3 Steps to Take to Break the Debt Cycle

We’re flashing back this Friday to Mary’s post about how to take action and break the vicious cycle of debt… Everything seems to be going fine until the economy takes a turn for the worst, you lose your job unexpectedly,

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Posted in Debt, Debt Counseling

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

Signs debt is stressing you out and what to do next

No one enjoys being stressed out. It affects every aspect of our lives, from relationships to mental health to physical health and more. This week’s flashback Friday post talks about how you can tell if debt is stressing you out

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Posted in Debt, Debt Counseling, Debt Management Plan, Financial Counseling
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