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When Being Cheap Can Cost You

It’s a great feeling to get a good deal when you’re shopping. And there’s nothing wrong with taking advantage of coupons or sales; however, buying something cheap is way different than buying a quality product for a cheaper than normal

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Posted in Shopping

4 Bad Financial Habits That You Need to Break Stat

Most of us have bad habits that we tell ourselves we’re going to stop. But it’s hard to break patterns without making a conscious effort. So here are some bad financial habits to stop asap…with tips on how to be

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Posted in Financial Wellness

Retirement: Live for Today and Plan for Tomorrow

We’re flashing back to Mary’s post about planning for retirement. Because it’s never too early to plan…and there’s no time like the present! So, you are FINALLY nearing retirement age, but you and your spouse never actually discussed what this

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Posted in Retirement

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
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