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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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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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5 Ways to Re-purpose Your Halloween Pumpkins

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We’ve researched and found 5 simple ways for you to repurpose your pumpkins, after Halloween! Continue reading and get creative…

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5 Budget-Friendly Halloween Recipes

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The best part of Halloween isn’t the decorations or costumes – it’s the food! Continue reading for 5 tasty Halloween recipes that can be made for just a few dollars…

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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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7 Tricks to Reduce Your Heating Costs

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Another winter in the North Country is upon us, and with that comes steep heating expenses. Continue reading to learn 7 tricks that will help you warm up your home on a budget, and reduce your heating costs this year!

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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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