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4 Cheap BBQ Ideas You Should Try This Summer

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Summertime is just around the corner…which also means grilling season! The backyard barbecue is a great tradition, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy it. Continue reading for four grilling ideas to stretch your dollar.

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Five Energy Saving Tips for Spring & Summer

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Most people anticipate higher energy costs in the warmer months. The nice weather comes with a price, but with a little preparation, you can manage your energy use and cut down on your bill. We’ve come up with five ways for you to save on energy costs…continue reading to learn more!

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5 Ways to Get Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

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Driving during the winter means that you are traveling through slush, snow, and road treatments – which can wreak havoc on your car! Continue reading to learn five things you should do to prepare your car for spring and summer…

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6 Fun and Frugal Summer Activities

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Summer can be great for many reasons. But if you’re not careful, all those extra activities can put a dent in your wallet! Continue reading to discover six ways you can have fun for less.

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Cheap Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

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Air conditioners suck up a lot of energy, and therefore, inflate your electricity bill. The 5 ideas below, however, will help keep your temperature down without sending your energy bill up!

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Four Ways to Celebrate July 4th on a Budget

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Independence Day is coming up in just a few days…what are your plans? It’s a day, for many, where you celebrate with family and friends! Continue reading to discover four ways you can celebrate this fun holiday on a budget…

 

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4 Ways to Enjoy Camping on a Budget

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Camping is not only a great way to get outdoors, but it’s also a fantastic way to go on a budget-friendly vacation. Continue reading to learn four ways you can enjoy camping without spending too much money.

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4 Ideas for an Inexpensive Labor Day Weekend

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Summer is unfortunately coming to an end, so it’s no wonder that Labor Day weekend is such a popular time for friends and families to fit in one last adventure. But you shouldn’t have to empty your wallet to enjoy this weekend – continue reading for 4 fun ideas that will help you have a budget-friendly holiday!

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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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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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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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5 Spring Car Care Tips

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Spring is the prime time for auto maintenance. With winter winding down and summer headed this way, prepare your car for warmer weather with these 5 simple car care tips…

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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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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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4 Ways to Help You Stop Eating Out

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Eating out is convenient, easy, and can be great for your social life. It’s also expensive and most of the time- unhealthy. In the past year, I have eaten out more times than I could possibly count- and not only has my wallet taken a beating from it, but so has my gut.

In an effort to make a positive change in health and finance, I’ve researched a few things that we all can do to break the nasty habit of eating out. 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