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5 Things You Pay For, but Don’t Need To

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Most people spend money on things they could get for free. Continue reading for 5 easy ways you can save money right now.

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Books. Recent studies have shown that avid readers purchase and read an average of 12 books per year. This can equate to over $250! Even if you’re not a devoted reader, you’ll likely spend money on manuals, comics, catalogs, or textbooks. Sidestep these costs by visiting your local library, and signing out reading materials for free!

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Bottled water. Some people purchase one case of water each week. This can amount to over $200 per year! Avoid this cost by investing in a water filter for your faucet. You’ll not only save money, but also decrease your household use of plastic.

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Pets. Instead of forking out hundreds of dollars for a purebred dog (or cat), make the decision to rescue one, instead! You’ll save a significant amount of money, and also become a hero to your new furry friend.

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Magazines. There’s no reason for you to be paying for many of your favorite magazines. Instead of wasting almost $100 on your annual subscriptions, simply browse through free online blogs and websites that contain your articles of interest.

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Checking Account fees. Why should you pay for something you’re entitled to? One of the best-kept secrets in the North Country is SeaComm’s FREE checking account. SeaComm does not charge you a monthly fee, you can write as many checks as you like, and there are no per item charges. Click here to start your online account application!

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