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There’s No Shame in Asking for Financial Help

January is Financial Wellness Month — a great time to meet financial challenges head on. Financial hardship can hit anyone, and it can leave people dazed and confused. There are many circumstances that can cause hardship. As a financial counselor,

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Posted in Debt Counseling, Financial Counseling, Financial Wellness, LSS Financial Counseling

Staycations: Affordable, Fun and Productive

Imagine yourself in Paris, admiring picturesque buildings and taking in the unique culture of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Or you could be in New Orleans, listening to zydeco music and enjoying fresh Cajun and creole food on

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Posted in Being Frugal, Financial Wellness, Travel

Flashback Friday: 5 Must Read Tips For All New College Grads

This weekend a number of college students will be putting on their caps and gowns to celebrate their graduation! As grads look forward to the future, we offer our advice for maintaining financial wellness during this new stage of life.

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt Management Plan, Events, Financial Wellness, How to Guides, Student Loan

Mental Health and Finances

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! According to NAMI-MN, mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion or socioeconomic status: in fact, about one in four American adults experiences an episode of mental illness per year. Mental health

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Debt Counseling, Financial Counseling, Financial Wellness, Health, Underearning, Unemployment

Employers Care About Your Financial Well-being: 3 Reasons You Should Too

Do you feel stressed? If you do, you are not alone. Poll after poll shows that somewhere between 75% – 80% of all American Adults are stressed. The top three stressors: money, relationships, and work – in that order. Many

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Posted in Being Frugal, Benefits, Budgeting, Debt Counseling, Financial Counseling, Financial Wellness, LSS Financial Counseling
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