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Money Saving Tips for the Traveler on a Budget

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Before you know it, the snow will be gone and spring will be here. You know what that means, right? Road-Trip season! Contrary to popular belief, you can be well-traveled without mounds of credit card debt. It’s entirely possible to enjoy a getaway without emptying your wallet, and for every frugal traveler – road trips are the way to go. It’s nice to experience some place new, without having to front the cost of a flight. Check out these 5 tips to help you save money while you’re out on the road.

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4 Money Saving Tips for your Home While on Your Vacation

flight.jpgNow is the time when numerous people flock to warmer weather to avoid the inevitable North Country winter season. But did you know that there are certain measures you should take to ensure that your home is energy efficient while you’re gone? Here are 4 tips to save energy (and money) before you leave, so that you can enjoy your travels without financial woes or worry. Continue reading


7 Free Hobbies – Spend Time Not Money

traveling.jpgWhat do you enjoy doing in your spare time? In this day and age, it’s hard to come across a hobby that won’t empty our wallets. But having fun, creativity and wellness in your life shouldn’t cost you a dime. Here is a list of 7 free hobbies to enrich your life, and your wallet. Continue reading


The Pros and Cons of Using Groupon

1groupon.jpgThere is no doubt that many people have saved an impressive chunk of money while using the Groupon app – but to this day, there are still a number of people who remain skeptical of this innovative platform of purchasing power.

What kind of deals are offered? Is there a catch? Does it really save you money? Continue reading to unveil both the pros and cons of using Groupon! Continue reading


The best financial tips for college freshman:

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Being a college student seems to be synonymous with being broke — but it doesn’t have to be that way! Read on to learn some great money-saving techniques for recent graduates.

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Visiting Lake George? Here are 5 Inexpensive things you MUST do

lake georg.jpgSeaComm has given all of its employees the day off on Saturday August 5th, and sending them to Great Escape theme park in Lake George, NY, with free park tickets and a complimentary lunch! But what is there to do when you’re not at the theme park? Continue reading to explore 5 inexpensive options I’ve found, right in Lake George. 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 Much Is Your Daily Commute Costing You?

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Your daily commute might be costing you a lot more than you think. With so many factors to consider (wear & tear on the vehicle, fluctuating gas prices etc.,) it’s almost more appealing to walk! Of course, as someone who resides in rural Northern New York, I couldn’t imagine trekking to and from all of my routine destinations by foot.

I recently came across a commute cost calculator courtesy of Commute Solutions, which calculates your monthly and yearly cost of commuting to and from work. Continue reading to calculate your own cost of commuting, and to find out what I’m paying! Continue reading