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Secure Holiday Shopping Tips

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The convenience of shopping online is irresistible.  You can do all of your shopping from your easy chair and wait for the boxes to arrive.  However, while you are avoiding the stress of shopping centers and holiday parking, remember to stay vigilant as a way to prevent holiday headaches from online fraud and identity thieves. Continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you avoid scams this holiday season, directly from our guest blogger, Sarah Mitchell, SeaComm Risk Manager!

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Your Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Guide

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Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting on what you’re grateful for, spending time with family, and staying within budget while preparing the biggest meal of the year! Continue reading to learn 6 simple tips that will help you celebrate this holiday without emptying your wallet.

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4 Ways to Financially Prepare for a Growing Family

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Becoming a new parent is a wonderful experience, but it also comes with a ton of responsibility and some financial stress. Continue reading to learn 4 tips that will help you financially prepare for this milestone.

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Three Biggest Myths About Credit Unions

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Credit unions, like SeaComm, have become increasingly popular. But there are still a few misconceptions about how they work and what they offer. Here are three myths about credit unions, debunked!

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The Four Best Things to Buy in November

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November brings Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With these four days, comes amazing sales and deals for the frugal shopper! Continue reading to discover the four best things you can purchase this month, for a great price!

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6 Tips for Inexpensive Halloween Fun

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Consumers spend an unbelievable amount of money on Halloween, which includes decorations, candy, costumes and other festivities. But having a shoestring budget shouldn’t take away all the fun. Continue reading to discover 6 simple tips that will allow you and your family to enjoy Halloween on a budget!

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Three Effective Tips to Help You Prepare for Retirement

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Whether you’re only in the beginning stages or you’ve already saved a large sum for retirement – keep going! If you’re not saving, it’s time to get started. Continue reading to learn three effective tips to help you prepare for retirement, and reach your savings goal!

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Four Things You Should Always Pay for with Your Credit Card

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There are a variety of benefits to owning a credit card, but what are the types of purchases you should be making? Continue reading to discover four things you should always pay for with credit…

 

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The Best Ways to Stretch Your Dollar…

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Living on a budget isn’t always easy – but it’s very doable! We’ve come up with a list of 7 simple ways to stretch your dollar, continue reading to get started.

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The SeaComm Pay App Is Here!

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SeaComm Pay is a real-time mobile spending wallet that allows you to conveniently stay connected to your finances, check balances, receive alerts, and stay secure with on/off controls! Have you downloaded the SeaComm Pay app, yet? Continue reading to get started, and learn more about this helpful new feature!

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5 Bad Money Habits to Break Away From

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Being financially prepared for life’s unexpected events isn’t always easy, especially when you are making money mistakes you aren’t aware of! Continue reading to learn the 5 bad money habits you should break away from, and simple tips to help you get on track.

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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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