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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

Great Debt Pay Down Challenge Winners Announced

After nearly a year of attending financial counseling sessions, group financial workshops, and working hard to pay down debt, four participants were winners of Superior Choice Credit Union’s Great Debt Pay Down program in partnership with LSS Financial Counseling. The

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What Will My Holiday Charges Actually Cost Me?

Buy now, pay later. While it sounds like a great idea at the time, the consequences aren’t so great. You end up paying much more than the original purchase price and depending on how much you charged on your credit

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Posted in Credit, Debt, Debt Management Plan, Financial Counseling

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips to Keep You Free of Debt Stress

With the holiday season in full swing it is easy for stressed shoppers to stop living within their budget.  They simply pull out their credit cards and assume they will figure out how to pay for things when the bills

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Posted in Debt, Holiday Shopping, Shopping

Ideas for Inexpensive Gifts

Holiday Shopping Tips to Avoid Debt

If you celebrate Christmas, it’s pretty likely that you give gifts. And depending on the size of your family or circle of friends, you could end up spending a fortune. The good news is that with a little planning and

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Posted in Holiday Shopping
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