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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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Use Less Energy and Save Money at Home

Is your household energy efficient? Reducing the amount of energy your household uses can lower not only your utility bills, but also lessen your environmental impact.…

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Tips for Saving on Cyber Monday

While Black Friday is still alive and well, Cyber Monday offers the same (or sometimes better) deals, and you don’t even have to get out of your pajamas to take advantage of them.…

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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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Meal Planning for Beginners

Meal planning may seem like a crazy amount of work, but in the long run it saves you time and money, in addition to ensuring that you are making healthier choices.…

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How to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Over the past few years, the number of Americans experiencing food insecurity has increased, and while we've made great strides, food is still wasted by consumers daily.…

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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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