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How to Try a Financial Fasting Weekend

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Do you blow through your budget at a faster rate on weekends? Do you find yourself overspending, week after week? Break the habit today by setting aside one weekend a month for a financial fast. Continue reading to learn whether you are up for the challenge!


Make your meals at home. Instead of going out for dinner or ordering takeout, prepare your meals using what is already in your pantry and refrigerator. By avoiding the restaurant for an entire weekend, you could save more than $75!


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Skip the drive-thru coffee. It may be tempting to get your caffeine fix from the drive-thru, but preparing your coffee at home is free! Try these six simple tricks to make your Keurig or home-brewed coffee taste just as good as Starbucks.



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Avoid your guilty pleasures. Do you shop as a form of entertainment? Even window-shopping can lead to spending money on items you don’t need. For an entire weekend, abstain from frivolous spending and focus on getting things done around the house, reading that book you have set aside, spending time with family, or enjoying the outdoors.




For more savings opportunities, upgrade your basic checking account to a Benefits Plus® checking with SeaComm! As a Benefits Plus® member, you will gain exclusive access to retail savings, discounted gift and eGift cards, a free Grocery Coupon Club membership and much more. Stop by your nearest SeaComm branch to enroll, and get your first three months free!

*This offer, which is made to you by SeaComm, entitles you access to the Benefits Plus® services for a period of ninety (90) days from the moment that you activate such trial period. By enrolling in this offer, you accept the 90-Days Free Trial Offer and consent to the regular monthly charge following the Free Trial Period. The monthly fee will be charged as set forth in our fee schedule, which can be viewed at If you decide that you do not want to become a paying user of Benefits Plus®, you must terminate your membership before the end of the Free Trial Period. Offer valid through 4/30/20. Authentication required. Some restrictions may apply. For complete program details, please visit or call 866-329-7587.  

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