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Loss of Income Resources

If you are experiencing financial difficulties or a loss of income, we're here to help you through this tough time. These resources are designed to help you create a financial plan to get you through this difficult time.

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Ways to Give Back to Your Community This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is more than getting together with your friends and family for a delicious feast; it’s about giving thanks and being grateful for what you have. Regardless of how or where you plan on celebrating in Colorado, there are many people in our communities that could use a hand this time of year. A little bit of effort goes a long way. Learn how you and your guests can give back to your community on this special day.

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck: 7 Ways to Break the Cycle

Living paycheck to paycheck isn’t easy. It means using up all your paycheck until the next one arrives. This leaves little to no room for surprise expenses, such as accidents, medical emergencies and other surprise fees that can put your bank account in the red. It also makes it harder to save for long-term goals, such as retirement, buying your first house or paying off your credit card or student loan debt. Use these personal finance tips to break out of the cycle so you can start saving more money each month.

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Financial Stress: How-to Deal with Financial Stress and Financial Pressure

We’ve all heard sayings like you can’t buy happiness or money is the root of all evil. While people may have negative feelings around money due to bad experiences in the past, that doesn’t mean that money can’t be a positive part of a person’s future. Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it can help someone achieve their goals in other areas such as providing for their family, having more freedom around lifestyle choices and taking care of their health.

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Financial Stress: Strategies in Dealing with Financial Struggles and Money Problems

If you’ve had money challenges, it’s important to remember that even major credit “dings” don’t have to be financially fatal. It’s still possible to rebuild your credit and repair your credit score.

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Money Planning When Income is Tight

The steps below are designed to help you create a financial plan and give you access to helpful resources.

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