Financial Choice Member Resources

Financial Choice Member Resources

Welcome to the Financial Choice resource page. This page is your one-stop source for all of our favorite financial tools and resources.

 

Online Resources

Sense and Centsibility:  Our Financial Wellness Blog

Our financial counselors have written hundreds of blogs on a wide variety of financial wellness topics, and all of them are available on this site. Subscribe and stay up to date with all the newest financial topics.

Social Media

Keep up with LSS Financial Counseling on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin to see what we’re up to and read about more hot topics in financial wellness!

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Video Resources

Learn from our experienced financial counselors about the pyramid of financial wellness, what makes up a credit score, freezing your credit, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and Federal Direct Student Loan repayment plan options.

 

Helpful Documents & Interactive Tools

Calculators

Use these free debt and budget calculators to help manage your personal finances.

Trusted Financial Resources

Check your credit report, report identity theft, find resources for student loan repayment and more! The organizations listed here are the partners we trust to help you manage whatever life brings your way. For Minnesotans, we also offer resources for tax prep, older adult services and more.

Budget & Credit Resources

Learn about a wide variety of budgeting topics and utilize our budgeting tools! Topics covered include crisis budgeting, the collection process, credit scoring and budget management.

Debt Management Plan (DMP) Resources

If you’re considering a debt management plan, these are resources to help you understand the benefits.

Current clients can access their account and find additional resources here.

Housing Resources

Learn more about foreclosure and reverse mortgage options.

 

Featured Blogs

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Four Steps to Take Before Federal Student Loan Payments Restart

The pause in student loan payments was extended again. Prepare yourself now for the day when loan payments begin again in 2023. 

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Build and Improve Your Credit Score

Establishing and maintaining a good credit score can save you money and improve your financial future.

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Planners, Advisors, Counselors: Where Should You Turn?

Learn the major differences between a financial planner, financial advisor, and financial counselor and where to get started.

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