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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 Lessons Our Parents Taught Us About Money

cover4.jpgThe lessons that our parents have taught us are rarely forgotten – forever ingrained in our minds, and still useful whenever we need them. The one aspect of life that these lessons and morals are still applicable to is finance. Here are 5 lessons our parents taught us about money, which still apply in adulthood!

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4 Booking Hacks to Get the Best Hotel Price

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Hotels are the traditional travel accommodation, and while they are usually comfortable and serve as a nice home away from home – they aren’t always cheap. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to score great deals on hotels for your next getaway…

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5 Tips to Help You Spring Clean Like a Pro

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Spring cleaning isn’t always fun, but it’s an excellent chance for you to open the windows and declutter your home…so that you can worry about more important things in the future. Here are 5 tips to help you maximize your spring cleaning efforts.

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4 Common Money Myths

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You’ve probably heard a lot of different ways to live a successful financial life. While some of the things you’ve been told might be true, there are a few fabrications as well. Here are 4 common money myths, debunked.

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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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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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Take Advantage of this FREE Online Financial Management Service

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Did you know that SeaComm offers a free, online financial management service? This complimentary feature helps you to budget and track your expenses, and can be accessed through SeaComm’s online banking platform, NetTeller™. Continue reading for step by step directions, to help you get started!

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7 Tips for a Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

food.jpgIt’s already November, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Whether you are hosting your family and friends, or simply bringing a few dishes to pass, here are some great ways to keep costs down when preparing to feast.

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5 Frugal Things I’ve Done Lately

change.jpgI have a confession. You might think I’m an avid ‘money saver,’ because I’m constantly blogging about a healthy financial life, but in reality- I’m not! At times I tend to be fairly frugal, but my true colors come out in the aisles of Saks Fifth Avenue.

So this week I’ve challenged myself to take on a more frugal lifestyle. (It’s worth a try, right?) Money, the quest to earn it, and the struggle to keep it has taken over our lives, but if I’m able to find the paths that don’t require much money (or none at all,) I feel that I’ve ‘won the battle.’

I’ve tried a lot of cheap living tips, but most of them don’t work for me. Through trial and error, I’ve found five frugal lifestyle changes that have actually helped me to save money, here they are: Continue reading