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Host Thanksgiving on a Budget

We know what you’re thinking. “That’s impossible. I can’t host Thanksgiving on a budget!” Well, we’ve done some research and have found a few ways to help you save during the holidays.…

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Save Money on Road Trips

Road trips are the perfect adventure for any time of year, but especially in the fall. Traveling on a budget? Even better.…

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8 Affordable Self-Care Ideas

When life is busy, it's crucial to rest, relax and recharge without worrying about the high price of self-care.…

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Frugal Fall Date Night Ideas

The scent of pumpkin spice is in the air, which tells us that fall is right around the corner. This also means it’s time to suggest some budget-friendly fall date night activities.…

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How to Celebrate Halloween on a Budget

With Halloween right around the corner, if you can stick to a budget, you’ll keep your credit card statements from terrifying you at the end of the month.…

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How to Set Financial Goals

We've all saved for a large purchase at some point in our lives, whether you are a teen saving for a new skateboard or an adult saving for a first home.…

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3-Month Holiday Savings Challenge

Often, it feels that the holidays pop up out of nowhere. One minute it’s the end of summer, and school is just starting, and the next minute it’s a scramble to buy gifts and bake cookies.…

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Tailgating on a Budget

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to have the best tailgate on the block. With a little bit of budgeting and a lot a bit of thriftiness, everyone will have a great time, and you’ll still cover all your bases.…

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Fall Activities for Families in Central PA

Whether you’re looking to enjoy fall with your little ones or entertain your teenagers, there are plenty of budget-friendly activities in Central Pennsylvania that make fall adventures fun for kids of any age.…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Paying Off Debt

Facing your debt and the journey to becoming debt-free is challenging and rewarding. Before you begin, it's essential to know how and why you got into debt. Without that understanding, you will likely go into debt again in the future.…

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