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How to host Thanksgiving dinner without breaking the bank

It’s Friday and time to flash back. In honor of Thanksgiving, here are 5 ways to save money on turkey day. Turkey day is almost here! Time to relax with family, watch some football, and eat…and eat. I’m one of

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Posted in Being Frugal, Entertainment, Savings

Tips to Combat Money and Debt Shame

Recently I was a part of a Twitter chat that discussed combating and overcoming shame about money and debt. Doing what I do for a living, I’m passionate about this topic and decided to write a blog post about it.

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Posted in Debt, Financial Wellness

LSS Financial Counseling Celebrates 30 Years!

Since 1987, LSS Financial Counseling has been providing nonprofit budget, credit, and debt counseling. That means for 30 years LSS counselors have been helping individuals and families stabilize and improve their finances and conquer their debt. These are the services

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Posted in Financial Counseling, LSS Financial Counseling

Should you save or pay debt first?

It’s easier to keep up on other bills when credit card debt is paid off. Not to mention you’re losing money by having to pay interest charges. So your gut instinct might be to focus on paying off debt first

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Posted in Debt, Emergency Savings, Savings

Having this much in savings will help you avoid a crisis

Emergency savings

Having an emergency savings account is the best way to avoid a financial crisis. But how much do you really need in savings? While that is debatable and dependent on your individual situation, there is a threshold everyone should aim

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Posted in Emergency Savings
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