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How to Manage Money in a Relationship

Communication is key to a happy relationship and that also applies to managing money. The more you talk about it and work on it together, the better off you’ll be together. But different methods work for different couples. So here

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Posted in Budgeting, Relationships

Getting Fit on a Budget

It finally feels like spring in Minnesota and we can actually enjoy the outdoors again! So we’re flashing back to Elaina’s post about getting fit on a budget.  It’s that time of year again: we’re on the verge of summer.

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Health

Why We Should All Be Saving For A Rainy Day

Saving for a rainy day. We all know we should do it, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Or is it? Here’s why EVERYONE should be saving for a rainy day and how to make it happen. The Why

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Savings

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

Here’s the Cure for Your Holiday Shopping Hangover

Christmas was yesterday so you may be wondering: why do I need to think about this right now? It’s because debt is more urgent than you may realize. If you used credit cards for Christmas presents or other holiday expenses

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Financial Counseling, Holiday Shopping, Overspending, Shopping
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