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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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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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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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5 Inexpensive and Natural Ways to Repel Ticks

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When it comes to insect populations in your yard and around your home, ticks are one of the most dangerous. Fortunately, you don’t need to empty your wallet on expensive insecticides or an exterminator. Here are several inexpensive and natural ways to help repel ticks.

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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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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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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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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


6 Budget Friendly Day Trips for North Country Residents

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Can you believe we are nearing the second half of summer, already? In an effort to maximize my time spent outdoors this season, I’ve tried to schedule as many trips as possible. Unfortunately, it’s financially unrealistic to board a flight for every mini vacation I would like to go on, so I’ve researched some fun day trips. Read on to learn about these 6 inexpensive attractions, right in our backyard! Continue reading


How to exercise for less – 7 cheap ways to get fit this summer

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Summer has finally arrived, but has your summer body? Certainly not mine – Due in part to the fact that I have neglected to go to the gym lately. To be honest, I’m not sure that it’s worth the 30 minute round-trip and the $50+ fee per month. So in an effort to save some time and money, I’ve been on the search for some budget friendly alternatives.

If the only thing keeping you from starting a fitness regimen is the cost of a gym membership, here’s the good news, you don’t need to join a gym to take physical activity seriously. There are plenty of low-cost alternatives that can help you to get in-shape without emptying your wallet. Read on to see what I’ve come up with! Continue reading