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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

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There are a variety of ways you can celebrate this holiday without blowing your budget. Read on for some fun and cheap ways to enjoy Memorial day weekend!

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4 Thoughtful and Inexpensive Graduation Gift Ideas

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There’s no reason to empty your wallet for a graduation gift. Check out these 4 practical gift ideas that every graduate will appreciate.

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4 Cheap and Easy Recipes Under $1 Per Serving

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Save time and money with these 4 cheap and easy recipes under $1 per serving, courtesy of The Simple Dollar!

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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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Planning a Budget-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day

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This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday – which makes it even more exciting! Here are some tips to help you plan an inexpensive and fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

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7 Cheap and Creative Valentine’s Ideas

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While love doesn’t cost a thing, dating certainly does. But Valentine’s Day doesn’t necessarily have to mean expensive jewelry and gourmet chocolates – here are 7 ways to swoon your loved one with inexpensive gifts and gestures.

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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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5 Meals You Can Make for under $5

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Cooking at home isn’t just better for your health – it’s also great for your wallet. But instead of resorting to the same recipes over and over again, make things interesting by trying out these 5 recipes at $5 or less.

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5 cheaper alternatives to cable or satellite TV

cable.jpgIt’s now 2018 and we are still paying way too much for cable television. Recent studies have shown that the average American pays $103.10/month for TV service, which equates to $1,237.20/year. (And that’s only the average, some people pay more!) With these prices projected to rise, there’s only one way to save yourself from an empty wallet – ditch cable TV all together. But how can this be done without missing out on your favorite shows? Check out these 5 inexpensive alternatives to cable or satellite TV!


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Inexpensive Winter Fun in Northern New York

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Chances are – unless you live in Hawaii or Florida – you’re not getting out as much as you should this time of year. But you don’t need to find a beach to beat the winter blues. Here are 5 winter activities to enjoy in our region, without emptying your wallet!

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30 Fun & Inexpensive Stocking Stuffer Ideas

stockings1.jpgAs a precursor to bigger gifts, stocking stuffers should always be the least expensive items on your gift-giving list…but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring! Here are 30 cheap and creative stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas 2017.

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Make These Homemade Holiday Treats for Less Than $5

sweets.jpgWhy go shopping for gifts when you can make them yourself? Save some money and give the gift of food this year! Here are 6 simple holiday treat recipes that you can make for under $5.

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5 Delicious Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Don’t plan on throwing away any of your leftovers this year. Give your wallet a break for a couple days and enjoy these 5 simple recipes, all made with ingredients you can find in your refrigerator after Thanksgiving! Continue reading


5 Ways to Enjoy Ramen on International Noodle Day

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Today, October 6th, is International Noodle Day. What better way to celebrate than to make a dish with the notoriously cheap brand of pasta, Ramen Noodles. Here are 5 low-cost ways to enjoy this already inexpensive food. Continue reading


Visiting Lake George? Here are 5 Inexpensive things you MUST do

lake georg.jpgSeaComm has given all of its employees the day off on Saturday August 5th, and sending them to Great Escape theme park in Lake George, NY, with free park tickets and a complimentary lunch! But what is there to do when you’re not at the theme park? Continue reading to explore 5 inexpensive options I’ve found, right in Lake George. 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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