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Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership

Homeownership is a dream for so many Americans, but a lot of people, especially younger adults, face barriers to purchasing a home. Besides increased house prices in some locations, other major barriers include: Not enough money saved for down payment

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Posted in Housing

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

How Full is Your Credit Bucket?

We are fortunate at LSS to have experienced financial counselors with a lot of personal finance knowledge. Luckily for me, our wonderful counselors sometimes pass on nuggets of wisdom that I can then turn into blog posts. Here is a

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report

2017 Top Blog Posts on Sense and Centsibility

Well it was a crazy year, but we made it through 2017. Now it’s that time once again to see what our top blog posts were last year. Let’s see what our followers were reading: 10. 5 Ways to Avoid

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Great Debt Pay Down Challenge Winners Announced

After nearly a year of attending financial counseling sessions, group financial workshops, and working hard to pay down debt, four participants were winners of Superior Choice Credit Union’s Great Debt Pay Down program in partnership with LSS Financial Counseling. The

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