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2017 Tax Bill Relieves Tax Liability on Death and Disability Discharges on Federal Student Loans

When a student loan borrower becomes totally and permanently disabled they can apply to have their student loans “discharged” (forgiven) through the Total Permanent Disability Discharge program (TPD Discharge: learn more here). The survivors of a borrower who dies can

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Posted in Student Loan, Taxes

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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Don’t regret making these financial decisions

We’re flashing back this Friday to last year’s post from Elaina about financial decisions you will likely regret.  I try to live life for today and I’ve seen enough to know that life’s too short. Therefore, I try to do

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Posted in Financial Wellness

What to do if you’re having trouble making mortgage payments

This week’s Throwback Thursday post explains 4 steps to take if you are struggling to make mortgage payments. Struggling to make mortgage payments is stressful. And it’s even worse if you’ve already missed payments. You start to wonder what you can

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Posted in Foreclosure, Housing

Are you a Veteran or member of the military?

C.O.R.E. Program Since 2008, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) to support military members, Veterans, and their families in maintaining their well-being. The C.O.R.E. (Counseling and Case Management, Outreach, Referral, and

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