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Winter Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania

There is no reason to wait until spring to get out of the house! Shake off those winter blues with a weekend getaway just a short drive from Central Pennsylvania.…

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3 Free DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

How do you do Valentine's Day gifts on the cheap? It is easy. Valentine's Day on a budget is a breeze with a bit of time, thoughtfulness, and creativity.…

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Throw a Big Game Party on a Budget

Even if your favorite team did not make it through the playoffs, hosting a big game watch party is always a good time—no matter your budget.…

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How to Create a Monthly Budget

Do you ever wonder where your money goes at the end of the month? If you are not keeping track of your spending habits, it is time to make a monthly budget.…

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Catch Up on Bills After the Holidays

Many people fall behind on their bills—especially after the holidays. Knowing that you owe money is stressful, but you can recover and get back on track.…

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Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Rising prices, shrinking containers and supply chain issues are noticeable in grocery stores throughout the country. Budgeting tips have never been more important, and we are here to help.…

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5 New Money Habits to Create in 2022

Maybe you are up to your eyeballs in holiday debt or just looking to save more money in the new year. Creating new financial habits in 2022 will help you this year and beyond wherever you are.…

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How to Celebrate New Year's Eve at Home on a Budget

The new year rings in hopeful resolutions, a fresh start and a new outlook for people worldwide. To us, that’s something to celebrate—even if you’re on a budget!…

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Pro Tips for First-Time Holiday Hosts

If you have never hosted a holiday gathering before, it can seem daunting, but do not get stressed! With a few quick party hosting tips, you’ll look like a pro.…

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Fun Activities for Your Winter Bucket List

Whether you’re trying to plan winter activities during the holidays or immediately following them, there are many fun things to do while it’s cold outside that will not break the bank.…

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