Category Archives: Budgeting

Five Ways to Enjoy Summer in Bergen County on a Budget

Whether your idea of fun is good food, a night out, the outdoors, loud music, or a day filled with excitement, Bergen County has it all! And, even better news: you don’t have to spend a lot of money to … Continue reading

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America Saves Week Presents: 7 Ways to Get Your Savings on Track

According to America Saves Week spokesperson Madeline Daniels, people with a plan to save are twice as likely to save successfully. But what works for one person may not work as well (or at all) for another. There are many ways … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Holiday Meals

Whether you’re hosting a holiday meal in your home this season, attending a potluck, or ditching the kitchen and heading to one of the many first-rate restaurants in and around Bergen County with your loved ones, costs can add up! … Continue reading

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How to Stretch Your Vacation Dollar

Multiple sources report that August is the second most popular month for vacations. This means that, right now, many people are anxiously awaiting their final, and maybe only vacation of the summer. If you are among them, your trip has … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be “Appy”: Shopping Apps to Help You Save

Regardless of the topic at hand, as the ubiquitous, Apple®-coined catchphrase goes, you can be almost certain that “There’s an app for that™.” Savings is no exception! These four apps each offer convenient ways to save money, not to mention … Continue reading

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Creative Holiday Savings Tips

Between decorations, commercials and shopping sales, it feels like the holidays are already here. While they are just around the corner, there’s still time to save before you spend! Here is a different kind of holiday list to get you … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Spend $549

Everyone has been asked, “What would you do if you won the lottery?” According to the PowerBall website, the odds of winning the jackpot are one in more than 175 million, so most answers will, sadly, remain hypothetical. But what … Continue reading

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