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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 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 Tips to Help You Stop Overspending

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Overspending is a common problem with many Americans. While it might seem difficult to overcome, we’ve found five simple ways for you to beat this expensive habit. Continue reading to learn how!

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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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Managing Your Money 101

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The ways you choose to manage your money can have a profound impact on your life. Learning to be financially savvy can take a while, but the basics are quite simple and never change. Here’s how to get started.

 

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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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How to Celebrate a Budget-Friendly Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is a great time to spend with family and friends. But if you’re not careful – you could empty your wallet on things like food, decorations and entertainment. Continue reading for 5 cheap alternatives to help you enjoy this fun holiday.

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How to Reach Your Holiday Savings Goal

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It may seem crazy to start thinking about the holidays in the first days of summer, however, it’s always best to be prepared when it comes to personal spending. Here are 4 simple tips to help prepare you for the 2018 holiday season!

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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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How to Enjoy an Inexpensive Easter Celebration

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This weekend, families across the country will be emptying their wallets in search of candy, baskets, and eggs in celebration of Easter. But did you know there are alternative ways to enjoy this holiday without blowing your budget? Here are 5 tips to help you and your family enjoy an affordable Easter celebration.

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Simple Ways to be Financially Prepared for an Emergency Vet Visit

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Most of the time, pets aren’t just “pets” to us, they are family. And just like children, when an accident sends your pet to the hospital, it can be a nerve-racking experience. But if something unexpected were to happen, would you be able to handle the situation financially? Emergency vet bills can certainly put a huge dent in your wallet, so here are 4 easy ways to prepare for the unexpected!

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5 Tips to Help a Small Business Grow in 2018

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In the world of business it’s all about growth. Sometimes it seems that in comparison to large corporations, small businesses have to try twice as hard just to get half as far – but this isn’t always the case. Here are five tips to help small businesses grow in 2018.

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7 Summer Job Ideas for Students

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Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner. Whether you are a parent or a student, yourself – you know that the summer months are an opportune time for young people to gain experience through work (and of course, earn some extra money!) without interfering with studies. Here are 7 summer job ideas to help bring in some extra dough.

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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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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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6 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Save Money

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When was the last time you took a close look at where your money is going? If it’s been a minute, now is a good time to figure out what you’re overlooking. Here are 6 surprisingly effective ways to help you spend less, and save more!

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