Blog Archives

Preparing For And Surviving Unemployment

We’re flashing back to Ashley’s post about how to prepare for an unexpected bout of unemployment, as well as surviving it without going into debt. We all want to feel secure should something happen such as a layoff; however, we

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Job Loss, Unemployment

Give yourself a raise: Complete a “Paycheck Check-up”!

It’s Financial Literacy Month! A pretty exciting month around here. What have you been doing to refresh your finances? Here’s one idea: If you’re feeling like there is ‘too much month at the end of your money’ you may be

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Financial Wellness, Taxes

What Will My Holiday Charges Actually Cost Me?

Buy now, pay later. While it sounds like a great idea at the time, the consequences aren’t so great. You end up paying much more than the original purchase price and depending on how much you charged on your credit

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Credit, Debt, Debt Management Plan, Financial Counseling

LSS Financial Counseling Celebrates 30 Years!

Since 1987, LSS Financial Counseling has been providing nonprofit budget, credit, and debt counseling. That means for 30 years LSS counselors have been helping individuals and families stabilize and improve their finances and conquer their debt. These are the services

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Financial Counseling, LSS Financial Counseling

Should you save or pay debt first?

It’s easier to keep up on other bills when credit card debt is paid off. Not to mention you’re losing money by having to pay interest charges. So your gut instinct might be to focus on paying off debt first

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Debt, Emergency Savings, Savings
Email Updates
Poll

Do you have enough in savings right now to handle a $1,000 emergency?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Archives
Categories

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner