February EFAP News: Financial Fitness

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HOW TO LIVE LEAN

Learning techniques to manage your money, reduce debt, and save for the future can improve your financial situation and your overall health!

LifeScope offers tools and resources to help you get financially fit:

  • Free telephonic consultation with financial counselors
  • Financial calculators for personal finance, home finance, retirement, investments, and more
  • Library of financial articles and tip sheets
  • Financial forms and tools available for download
  • Resource links to financial  information you need

FREE WEBINAR – FINANCIAL FITNESS:
LIVING WITHIN A REALISTIC BUDGET

Tuesday, February 17th
12pm ET/9am PT & 2pm ET/11am PT

Financial fitness is like physical fitness; to be successful you need to commit to regular changes in your life and focus on attainable goals. Join this webinar to learn practical and realistic tips for living within a budget. To register, log on to www.LifeScopeEAP.com with your institution username and password. In the middle of the homepage, click on ‘Online Seminars’ then “Financial Fitness: Living within a Realistic Budget” to sign up. If you are unable to attend, look for the archived webinar under Online Seminars, approximately 7-10 days after the live presentation.

IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL IQ

February Tips for Taking Action
You may also be interested in viewing the following articles, which can be found by logging on to www.LifeScopeEAP.com with your institution username and password, and clicking on the ‘Monthly Communications’ button on the top left corner of the homepage.

“Choosing a Credit Counselor”- If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, are worried about debt collectors or can’t seem to develop a workable budget, you might consider the services of a credit counselor. This article offers guidelines for identifying a reputable credit counseling organization, and a checklist of questions to ask a potential agency or counselor.

“Learn to Pay Less for Loans”- Did you know that your credit score can affect your ability to quality for a low-cost loan, rent an apartment or find a job? Many consumers have errors on their credit reports, but don’t realize how this affects them. This article offers guidance on how to improve your credit history and pay less for loans.

The February Calendar, Poster/Webinar Flyer, and Spanish Poster can also be accessed on the member website by clicking on the ‘Monthly Communications’ button on the top left corner of the homepage.

LifeScope is a free, confidential program available to you, your family and household members, to help you balance work, family and personal life.

24/7 Toll-free line: 800-828-6025

Website: www.LifeScopeEAP.com

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