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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

Struggling with Credit Card Debt? Six Reasons to Choose a Debt Management Plan

Have you accumulated credit card debt that is getting out of control? Do you feel like you’re not making any progress paying down your credit card balance? This situation can be overwhelming and stressful, but a debt management plan (DMP)

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

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

Integrated Career & Financial Services

Recently the Eastside Financial Center (EFC) and its full range of integrated financial counseling and employment support services have relocated to a new home at 709 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55104 in the Lifetrack building. While we will

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

Changing Financial Behavior

Opportunity Costs Have you ever heard of the term Opportunity Costs? Believe it or not, it is a concept that can affect our everyday decisions about spending money: if it currently doesn’t affect yours, it should. At its core the

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, DOs and DON'Ts, Financial Counseling, Financial Planning, Financial Wellness, How to Guides, LSS Financial Counseling, Motivational
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