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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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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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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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4 Simple Ways to Save Money with Social Media

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How much time do you spend scrolling through Facebook each day? What about Instagram and Twitter? If you’re like most people, you spend an average of nine hours per day on social media. But have you ever thought about what those 9 hours can do for your wallet? If you find yourself browsing through your social apps, consider these four easy ways to save money with social media on your side

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Couponing 101: Where to begin

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Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.

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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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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