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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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5 Lessons Our Parents Taught Us About Money

cover4.jpgThe lessons that our parents have taught us are rarely forgotten – forever ingrained in our minds, and still useful whenever we need them. The one aspect of life that these lessons and morals are still applicable to is finance. Here are 5 lessons our parents taught us about money, which still apply in adulthood!

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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 You Spring Clean Like a Pro

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Spring cleaning isn’t always fun, but it’s an excellent chance for you to open the windows and declutter your home…so that you can worry about more important things in the future. Here are 5 tips to help you maximize your spring cleaning efforts.

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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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3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Car

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Spring is just around the corner – and so is car shopping season! Buying a new vehicle is a big financial commitment, and one that cannot be 100% successful without carefully considering these three things…

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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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Today is a New Day. Take these 3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Finances

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Just because you woke up this morning with financial woes, doesn’t mean you have to go to bed feeling the same! Take these 3 simple steps to improve your finances, fast and for good.

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Take Advantage of this FREE Online Financial Management Service

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Did you know that SeaComm offers a free, online financial management service? This complimentary feature helps you to budget and track your expenses, and can be accessed through SeaComm’s online banking platform, NetTeller™. Continue reading for step by step directions, to help you get started!

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Gourmet Meals You Can Make at Home for $10 or Less

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Skip that expensive dinner reservation and make one of these 5 gourmet meals for just $10 or less.

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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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Money Saving Tips for the Traveler on a Budget

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Before you know it, the snow will be gone and spring will be here. You know what that means, right? Road-Trip season! Contrary to popular belief, you can be well-traveled without mounds of credit card debt. It’s entirely possible to enjoy a getaway without emptying your wallet, and for every frugal traveler – road trips are the way to go. It’s nice to experience some place new, without having to front the cost of a flight. Check out these 5 tips to help you save money while you’re out on the road.

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4 Steps to Help Boost your Credit

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We may be 1 month into 2018, but it’s not too late to add another resolution: improving your credit. Take these 4 simple steps to improve your financial standing, and give you more peace of mind.

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7 Ways to Stop Losing Sleep over Money

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How are you sleeping these days? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is, “not so well.” And there’s a good chance money is to blame. Financial stress is a serious challenge for many of us, distracting people from more important things in life – like work, relationships, and sleep. Here are 7 easy ways to give your stress-filled mind a rest once your head hits the pillow.

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Looking for a foolproof budget? Try the 50/20/30 rule.

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If you’re new to budgeting or just trying to figure out how to manage your money more effectively, try the 50-20-30 method. Here’s how to start:

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What’s your Money Resolution for 2018?

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My resolutions for 2018 are fairly simple: cut carbs out of my diet, spend more time with friends and family, and build more savings. While the latter is one of the more common New Year’s resolutions to have, it isn’t easily achieved. Too often, people set money goals with dollar amounts that are a bit too ambitious, or they set themselves up with spending plans which end up being too strict and doomed to fail. Here are some achievable money resolutions for 2018! Continue reading


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