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5 Budget-Friendly Fall Cleanup Tips

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Autumn doesn’t only mean warm sweaters and pumpkin spice – it’s also your last chance for a cleanup before the snow begins to set in! Continue reading to learn 5 inexpensive ways you can finish your fall cleanup on a budget.

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5 Simple Ways to Save on Food Purchases

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Have you noticed how much of your budget you spend on groceries and dining out? Food tends to be a significant expense for most families and households, but there are a variety of ways to make it more affordable. Continue reading to discover 5 simple ways you can save money on food purchases!

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4 Ways a Credit Union Membership Saves You Money

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Credit Unions are not-for-profit financial institutions, which means they aren’t focused on making money, rather, they strive to offer better products and services to their membership. Continue reading to learn 4 ways a credit union membership could help to save you money, and also earn more!

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4 Tips to Help You Achieve Career Success

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A popular concern with many people is how to find success in a specific career. Whether you are searching or have already found your career of choice, you could probably use a few tips to help you get ahead. Here are 4 pieces of advice that will help you excel at work and achieve success in your career, whatever that may be!

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10 Inspiring Quotes on Money

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Making money and creating wealth are areas of interest for almost everyone, but nobody ever got very far without a little advice. Consider these 10 helpful quotes on money from 10 very successful people.

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Cutting Carbs? Try these 7 Budget-Friendly Dishes

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It’s not always easy to prepare nightly meals at home while on a budget. It’s even more difficult when you try to incorporate a low-carb diet. Through our research, we’ve found 7 simple, low-carb recipes that will allow you to stay within budget, courtesy of Diet Doctor! Continue reading and get cooking!

 

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3 Tips to Help You Find a Reliable Used Vehicle

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Do you need a new car but have a specific budget? Buying a used car can be the best way to stretch your dollar. When you consider that after one year, a new car on average depreciates 27 percent from its sticker price; after three years, it’s worth about half. But there are certain methods one should practice when searching for the ideal used vehicle. Continue reading to learn 3 important tips to follow during your search.

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4 Money Lessons for Children

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Money habits develop early on in life. In order to ensure that your children lead successful financial lives, there are a series of lessons they will need to learn. Here are four essential money lessons for children, and how you can go about teaching them about smart money management.

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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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Stressed About Money? Try These 4 Free and Simple Relaxation Tips

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Stress is a part of life. But stress, specifically financial worries, can result in various illnesses which can be damaging to your health and well-being. While you work to build or repair your finances, practice these 4 tips to help reduce the stress in your life.

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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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3 Steps to Help You Build an Emergency Savings

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If you struggle to finance your life after your bills have been paid, you’re in good company. Nearly 8 in 10 workers in the U.S say they live paycheck to paycheck. But with a cohesive financial plan and a little extra diligence, you can grow a substantial savings. Here are 3 simple steps to take that will help you to build an Emergency Savings account, for when you need it most.

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5 Ways Going Green Saves You Money

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Recycling and conserving are great ways to not only help keep the earth clean – but also to save money in the process. Continue reading to discover five simple ways you can help the environment and your wallet.

 

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5 Tips to Help You Stop Overspending

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Overspending is a common problem with many Americans. While it might seem difficult to overcome, we’ve found five simple ways for you to beat this expensive habit. Continue reading to learn how!

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What are the Benefits of a Free Checking Account with SeaComm?

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A SeaComm Checking account is one of the best-kept secrets in the North Country – but why? Continue reading to learn the 4 great benefits of having a Free Checking account with SeaComm!

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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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Managing Your Money 101

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The ways you choose to manage your money can have a profound impact on your life. Learning to be financially savvy can take a while, but the basics are quite simple and never change. Here’s how to get started.

 

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5 North Country Hikes for the Frugal Traveler

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With a modest budget, hiking is a fun and relatively free summer activity. From mountains to riverside trails, the North Country is filled with a variety of hiking options for you and the entire family. Continue reading to discover the trails we’ve found!

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5 Small Business Tips for Success

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Becoming an entrepreneur is both challenging and rewarding. It requires hard work, perseverance, and a love of what you do. Continue reading for 5 business tips to help your small business on the journey toward success.

 

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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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How to Celebrate a Budget-Friendly Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is a great time to spend with family and friends. But if you’re not careful – you could empty your wallet on things like food, decorations and entertainment. Continue reading for 5 cheap alternatives to help you enjoy this fun holiday.

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Motivation at Work

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Motivation is one of the most valuable tools you can have in the workplace. But we have all faced “off days” at the office where we’re just not feeling a sense of focus. Here are four real and practical solutions for digging up lost motivation when you need it, and completing a job or task with a sense of fulfillment!

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