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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 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 Great Jobs for People Who Love to Travel

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The best remedy for a person who loves to travel but doesn’t have the money to do so…is to get a job that requires it! Here are 7 great jobs for people who love to travel.

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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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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


My First Experience with Airbnb

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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


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

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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


Last minute Father’s day activities for under $25

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Showing your dad, father figure, or husband that you love him doesn’t necessarily mean sending him on an all-expense paid vacation or buying him the newest apple product. Father’s day should be all about connecting with him and showing your appreciation through action, and there’s no better way to do so than by spending some good quality time together. I’ve comprised a list of some fun things you can do regardless of what you’re budget is. All of these activities are either free or cost very little. Happy Father’s day! Continue reading


Camping on a Budget

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With camping season just beginning, I’ve been thinking about dusting off my tent and heading to the Adirondacks for a weekend camping trip. The only problem: spending a weekend in nature can really add up. It might sound like a cheap way to spend a weekend, but a simple trip to the woods can easily end up costing you hundreds of dollars. But camping doesn’t need to cost a fortune- I’ve done some research and found some great ways to enjoy the great outdoors on a budget, read on to find out what they are!  Continue reading


7 Inexpensive Things to Do in Northern New York This Spring

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The ice is thawed. The sun is breaking through. Spring is finally here. As I trade in my winter coat for flip flops and tanning lotion, I’ve naturally come up with a list of things to do and places to visit, during this spring season.

But do you find that whenever you plan a day trip, you always end up spending more money than you had expected? I certainly do- and it’s discouraging!

In my local travels, I have bookmarked some great places that I have visited, and would love to visit again. Some of these places were completely free- or did not cost much at all!

Below you’ll find my list of things to do, places to go and sights to see in our region of New York that won’t break your bank.

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