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How to pay for unexpected expenses when you’re broke

If only we could predict the future and know when an expense is going to pop up. Since that’s not possible, here’s a flashback Friday post on how to afford an emergency expense when you’re broke. How many times has

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3 things you’ll learn after paying off your credit cards

paying off credit cards

I started out with LSS as a Financial Counselor and met with people from a variety of situations, debt balances, and income levels. While I don’t counsel anymore, I receive testimonials from the people we serve and get to hear

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Emergency Savings

How NOT to Use Your Credit Cards

I have a credit card that I use every once in a while. This particular credit card company (that shall remain nameless) sent me an email this week explaining four major perks of having this credit card. They even stated

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness

How to Bounce Back From a Financial Emergency

Many of our posts have covered how to prepare for a financial emergency or what to do when one comes up. But we haven’t really addressed the post-emergency. So here are tips to get back on track when it happens

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness

Personal Finance for the ‘Average Joe’ College Student

As a college student, you are going to learn a lot about personal finance regardless of your major. You may have a drive to learn about bookkeeping and accounting or you may want to keep your head stuck in your

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Retirement, Savings, Student Loan
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