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Why Giving Actually Makes You A Happier Person

We’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about giving to others and why people who give are generally happier, regardless of income. A colleague recently loaned me her copy of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending by

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A Letter About Your Student Loans & Credit Cards from Your Financial Counselor

Dear Friend- I am worried about your financial wellness.  You tell me you have student loan debt, credit card debt and not much money saved for retirement. Have you been able to log onto StudentLoans.gov to look at repayment, forgiveness

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Posted in Financial Counseling, Student Loan

The 3 Simplest Tips to Build Up Emergency Savings

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ve likely noticed we post a lot about savings. And guess what…here’s another one. 🙂 The reason we do it is because emergency savings is one of the most important aspects to being

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How LSS and going on a Debt Management Plan helped me

We love sharing stories from the people we serve. Everyone with LSS Financial Counseling is proud of the work we do because of how it helps people. Here’s a story from “Derrick” who lives in northeastern Minnesota: “My wife and

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Posted in Client Testimonials, Debt Management Plan, LSS Financial Counseling

Top 3 Budgeting Blunders

Budgeting is a great first step to financial wellness, but it won’t save you from a crisis just by creating a budget. It takes a bit more work than that. So here are 3 blunders to avoid when you’re getting started

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