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4 Money Lessons for Children

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Money habits develop early on in life. In order to ensure that your children lead successful financial lives, there are a series of lessons they will need to learn. Here are four essential money lessons for children, and how you can go about teaching them about smart money management.

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4 Tips to Help Lower the Cost of Your Phone Bill

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It’s no secret that cell phone bills are expensive. Unfortunately, we live in a day and age where cell phones are almost an extension of ourselves. To combat the out-of-this-world cost to own a reliable phone, we’ve found 4 simple ways you can lower the cost of your bill!

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Stressed About Money? Try These 4 Free and Simple Relaxation Tips

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Stress is a part of life. But stress, specifically financial worries, can result in various illnesses which can be damaging to your health and well-being. While you work to build or repair your finances, practice these 4 tips to help reduce the stress in your life.

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Back-to-School Shopping: 5 Easy Ways to Save Money

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This is an expensive time of year for most parents. With back-to-school season just around the corner, you might be thinking about emptying your wallet on school supplies and new clothing. Through our research, we have found some simple tips that will help you navigate the back-to-school season, without having to empty your wallet!

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3 Steps to Help You Build an Emergency Savings

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If you struggle to finance your life after your bills have been paid, you’re in good company. Nearly 8 in 10 workers in the U.S say they live paycheck to paycheck. But with a cohesive financial plan and a little extra diligence, you can grow a substantial savings. Here are 3 simple steps to take that will help you to build an Emergency Savings account, for when you need it most.

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5 Ways Going Green Saves You Money

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Recycling and conserving are great ways to not only help keep the earth clean – but also to save money in the process. Continue reading to discover five simple ways you can help the environment and your wallet.

 

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5 Tips to Help You Stop Overspending

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Overspending is a common problem with many Americans. While it might seem difficult to overcome, we’ve found five simple ways for you to beat this expensive habit. Continue reading to learn how!

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5 Healthy, Budget Friendly Recipes for Summer

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The perfect summertime meal incorporates fresh vegetables, light add-ons, and your favorite meat or pasta to bring it all together. But how can you incorporate all of these things without emptying your wallet? Continue reading to find 5 healthy and budget friendly recipes that will satisfy your summertime cravings.

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What are the Benefits of a Free Checking Account with SeaComm?

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A SeaComm Checking account is one of the best-kept secrets in the North Country – but why? Continue reading to learn the 4 great benefits of having a Free Checking account with SeaComm!

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7 Things You Should Always Buy at a Dollar Store

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Shopping at your local dollar store is a great way to stay within budget. Many people aren’t aware that their products are comparable to what you will find in other stores, for a fraction of the price. Continue reading to learn 7 of the best items to buy from the dollar store.

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Managing Your Money 101

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The ways you choose to manage your money can have a profound impact on your life. Learning to be financially savvy can take a while, but the basics are quite simple and never change. Here’s how to get started.

 

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5 North Country Hikes for the Frugal Traveler

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With a modest budget, hiking is a fun and relatively free summer activity. From mountains to riverside trails, the North Country is filled with a variety of hiking options for you and the entire family. Continue reading to discover the trails we’ve found!

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5 Small Business Tips for Success

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Becoming an entrepreneur is both challenging and rewarding. It requires hard work, perseverance, and a love of what you do. Continue reading for 5 business tips to help your small business on the journey toward success.

 

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7 Cheap Ways to Stay Cool During a Heatwave

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Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn’t just about comfort. If you don’t have a pool or a robust air conditioner, you might find it difficult to stay in the house during a heatwave. Continue reading for 7 inexpensive ways to help you beat this heat.

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How to Celebrate a Budget-Friendly Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is a great time to spend with family and friends. But if you’re not careful – you could empty your wallet on things like food, decorations and entertainment. Continue reading for 5 cheap alternatives to help you enjoy this fun holiday.

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Motivation at Work

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Motivation is one of the most valuable tools you can have in the workplace. But we have all faced “off days” at the office where we’re just not feeling a sense of focus. Here are four real and practical solutions for digging up lost motivation when you need it, and completing a job or task with a sense of fulfillment!

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How to Reach Your Holiday Savings Goal

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It may seem crazy to start thinking about the holidays in the first days of summer, however, it’s always best to be prepared when it comes to personal spending. Here are 4 simple tips to help prepare you for the 2018 holiday season!

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Budget Friendly Father’s Day Ideas

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You don’t have to break your budget to enjoy a great Father’s Day. Continue reading for our list of budget friendly Father’s day gifts and activities.

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5 Easy and Effective Communication Skills

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The month of June is Effective Communications Month! This month is dedicated to the importance of using effective communication skills to enhance your personal and professional development. Whether you are speaking at a job interview, staff meeting or telling a story to your friends, using good communication skills will help you achieve both personal and professional success. Continue reading for 5 simple tips that will help you improve your communication style!

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