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Just Say ‘No’ to Opening that Store Card

“Would you like to save 10% today by opening a [insert store name here] credit card?” While it may be tempting to open up a card to save money, read through the pros and cons below before taking that new

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Debt

Be More Hopeful by Having a Plan for Your Finances

improve your finances and be more hopeful

Many times when I am done counseling someone they tell me they feel more hopeful. But when the session starts, they tell me: “You have probably never seen a situation as bad as mine.” The truth is usually I find

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt

Debt and Mental Well Being

It seems like I’ve had an uptick in counseling sessions where people were referred by their mental health professional. Whether or not it is a real trend, I am very pleased. When people suffer from any number of mental health

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Posted in Debt, Health

What Should You Do if Your Spouse Can’t Pay His/Her Bills?

This can be a tough situation to work through just because finances are a touchy subject. You both might already be stressed out about finances and now you find out that your spouse has missed payments that you thought were

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Posted in Credit, Debt, Relationships

Do you spend all or more than you earn?

do you spend more than your make?

Some people reading this might wonder how that’s even possible, while many others can relate. And here’s why so many get it. It turns out that HALF of Americans spend their entire paycheck or even more. That means one out of

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Posted in Financial Counseling, Overspending
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