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6 Things You Need to Know About Going Paperless

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Paper documents and filing cabinets have been the primary way to organize information at home and in offices for decades – but that doesn’t means it’s the best option. Continue reading for the best tips to help you begin your journey towards a paperless life.

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Most Important Things to Repair Before You Sell Your House

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Selling your home isn’t always easy- especially if there are necessary renovations to be made. But what if you don’t have the budget to take care of everything on your list? Here are five inexpensive improvements to make before you sell your house.

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4 Booking Hacks to Get the Best Hotel Price

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Hotels are the traditional travel accommodation, and while they are usually comfortable and serve as a nice home away from home – they aren’t always cheap. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to score great deals on hotels for your next getaway…

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5 Tips to Help a Small Business Grow in 2018

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In the world of business it’s all about growth. Sometimes it seems that in comparison to large corporations, small businesses have to try twice as hard just to get half as far – but this isn’t always the case. Here are five tips to help small businesses grow in 2018.

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4 Common Money Myths

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You’ve probably heard a lot of different ways to live a successful financial life. While some of the things you’ve been told might be true, there are a few fabrications as well. Here are 4 common money myths, debunked.

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Helpful Tips to Plan a Cheap Summer Vacation

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There’s no need to surrender to high prices during your summer vacation. You should be able to spend time with your friends and family without having to worry about money – and that’s why we’ve come up with this list of tips to ensure that you stay within budget while living the good-life. Continue reading – your wallet will thank you!

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10 Encouraging Financial Quotes to Live By

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Money is great; it can provide you with a thrilling lifestyle, wonderful things, and sometimes a little bit of happiness. The downside? There isn’t always enough money to go around – and it can only bring you happiness to a certain extent.

Most of us live in a world of budgets and balancing our checkbooks. But the good thing is that it’s entirely possible to take control of your money, and achieve financial success. Check out these 10 inspirational quotes that will encourage you to live the best financial life possible.

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Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

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Financial success doesn’t happen overnight – it requires dedication and perseverance. But if you’re ready and willing to put forth the effort, you’re already on the right track. Check out these five habits you’ll want to follow to ensure that you have a successful financial future.

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How to Beat Pricing Psychology

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We all love good bargains – it’s human nature. But because we live in a consumer society, businesses are constantly trying to make sales, even if that means deceiving poor customers, and making them believe that they’re getting a deal when they’re not.  Here is some of the pricing language that businesses use to trick you, and how to avoid it.

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6 Money Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making

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There are two kinds of money mistakes: those we all know we make, and those we aren’t even aware of. Here are 6 common money mistakes most people don’t realize they’re making, and how to avoid them.

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4 Holiday Shopping Scams, and How to Avoid Them

scam1.jpgWhile the holiday season is filled with good food, memories, and shopping – it also has its share of scammers and thieves. Here are 4 common scams, and effective ways to avoid them! Continue reading


4 Money Saving Tips for your Home While on Your Vacation

flight.jpgNow is the time when numerous people flock to warmer weather to avoid the inevitable North Country winter season. But did you know that there are certain measures you should take to ensure that your home is energy efficient while you’re gone? Here are 4 tips to save energy (and money) before you leave, so that you can enjoy your travels without financial woes or worry. Continue reading


Tips to Save Money on Back to School Supplies

back to school.jpgIt’s that time of year already – kids are going back to school, and parents are preparing to spend more than they bargained for on school supplies. Whether its new clothes, books, utensils, or art supplies – there’s always a way to save money. Through my research, I have come up with 5 tips to help you become a pro back to school shopper this year! Continue reading


5 Millionaire Myths: Debunked

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“I never wanted to be a millionaire. I just wanted to live like one.” – Walter Hagen

There are a few interesting misconceptions that people have about millionaires. Continue reading to find out the 5 most common myths that will surely surprise you! Continue reading


Lose your Wallet? Here are the first 7 things you’re supposed to do

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You never plan to lose your wallet – it just kind of happens. And when this happens, it’s important to remain calm and proceed through a plan of action. Follow these 7 steps… Continue reading


5 Frugal Things I’ve done lately

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Living frugally (or attempting to) isn’t as difficult as you may think. I’m always researching new and interesting ways that will allow me to save a few dollars here and there. Continue reading to see what I’ve done this last week to save some money!

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The Top 7 Habits of Frugal People

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Too many people have the misconception that frugal people are “cheap,” or don’t have a lot of money- of course, both of these assumptions can be true, but a frugal person can often be very wealthy! In my opinion, a frugal person isn’t afraid to spend money, rather, they have a lot of respect for it.

Would you identify yourself as a frugal person? Continue reading to understand the importance of frugality in life, and to find out the top 7 habits of frugal people! Continue reading


4 Ways to Help You Stop Eating Out

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Eating out is convenient, easy, and can be great for your social life. It’s also expensive and most of the time- unhealthy. In the past year, I have eaten out more times than I could possibly count- and not only has my wallet taken a beating from it, but so has my gut.

In an effort to make a positive change in health and finance, I’ve researched a few things that we all can do to break the nasty habit of eating out. Continue reading


How is a Credit Union Different from a Bank?

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You don’t know? That’s alright- you’re not the only one. Most people use the terms “credit union” and “bank” interchangeably. And while on the surface, credit unions look a lot like banks, there are significant differences that are important to note.

I’ll admit- before I started working for a credit union, I was pretty much oblivious to the differences between credit unions and banks. I was also a bit apprehensive about opening an account at a credit union- mainly because I wasn’t sure what they exactly were, or if there was some special requirement needed in order to become a member.

Thankfully- my questions were answered. Read on for the questions I had, as well as the answers I was given!

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