“Just think for a second about how good it feels to get help from someone when you are in need. And now think about how it feels to get help from family. The Red Tab Foundation is your second family.”
Marcus, LS&Co Employee, Switzerland
Everyone needs a little help to manage their finances. It doesn’t matter if you’re living paycheck to paycheck or earning six-figures a year, you need to know where your money is going, set achievable financial goals and manage your credit and debt wisely. The tools and resources in this section will help you do just that.
Most of the resources are provided through links to other organizations that provide useful information and services. The Red Tab Foundation has reviewed the content for quality and relevance, but does not control the content of these websites. The information is mostly applicable to United States residents.
+ Credit Counselor
LS&Co. employees and retirees can receive free financial counseling services for budget, credit, debt, housing and other financial issues. Counselors are available by telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All counseling sessions are confidential. There are two recommended organizations that provide this service: Money Management International (MMI) and Lifeworks.
MMI (financial counseling): (888) 616-9723
WorkLife Services: (888) 538-4327 or visit www.liveandworkwell.com, access code: LeviStrauss
+ Debt Management Plan
A Debt Management Plan (DMP) is one way to resolve your credit problems and repay your debt. A DMP consolidates all of your unsecured debts (e.g. credit cards, medical bills, etc.) into one convenient monthly deposit which is disbursed to each of your creditors.
To learn more, contact Money Management International (a nonprofit organization) at (888) 616-9723
Attend class from the comfort of your own home! These 60-90 minute online seminars provide guidance on a variety of financial topics.