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15 things to stop wasting your money on

Have you ever thought about how much of your money goes to waste? From hitting the vending machine or convenience store, little amounts can add up to big money waste. If you find yourself living paycheck to paycheck or feeling

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Do You Want to Be Richer Next Year?

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First, decide how much richer you want to be.  $1000, $1200, $4800, $5000, $7500 – you get the idea. How many times will you be paid between now and a year from now? Divide your goal amount by the number of

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Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Savings

How to pay for unexpected expenses when you’re broke

If only we could predict the future and know when an expense is going to pop up. Since that’s not possible, here’s a flashback Friday post on how to afford an emergency expense when you’re broke. How many times has

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3 things you’ll learn after paying off your credit cards

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I started out with LSS as a Financial Counselor and met with people from a variety of situations, debt balances, and income levels. While I don’t counsel anymore, I receive testimonials from the people we serve and get to hear

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Emergency Savings

4 Ways to Start Building Your Net Worth

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Building up your wealth, or net worth, is not a quick fix…it takes time. But the good news is that there are simple steps you can take to make progress without being an investment whiz. Check out these 4 tips:

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