Money Savings Tips & Tricks

Saving money doesn't have to mean giving up everything you love.

At North Country Savings Bank, we understand that saving money can be difficult. However, we also know that it is possible and it doesn't mean giving up the things that make you happy. In fact, we have some incredible ideas to share about how to "have your cake and eat it too".

Summer is fast approaching – a carefree season filled with cookouts, vacations, and outdoor fun. While the long, sunny days put us all at ease, increased seasonal spending can lead to undue stress. Summer doesn't need to be expensive to be fun, though!

Whether you've been at your job for six months or six years, chances are your paycheck is something you not only depend on, it's something you anticipate each pay period.

change going into piggy bank

Saving should be part of everyone's financial plan, whether you need to set aside funds for a new car, a tropical vacation or building an emergency fund. By making some small changes to your everyday life, you can easily reach your financial goals.

Girl enjoying summer vacation

If you've got summer vacation planning on the brain, have you started to factor in the financial side of things?

Saving money always seems to get put on the backburner when it comes to finances, but let us be the first to say, there is always room to save. Even if you can only afford a dollar a day, saving now can greatly impact your financial future.

Wondering what your New Years resolution should be this year? A money diet. Yes, seriously! 

It’s back-to-school shopping season! For kids of all ages, this is a time of fun and excitement – after all, who doesn’t love a good shopping spree, especially when it’s for a brand new box of crayons, notebook, or outfit at the beginning of the school year?

man watering tree for growth

For Millennials and Gen Z members, financial independence can seem out of reach.

As we enter the end of a long winter, cabin fever has probably set in. But don’t let the cold weather get you down – spring break is just around the corner!

The last week in February is America Saves Week. Given this, we thought we’d dedicate some time to discuss how you can start to think more about savings – one of the cornerstones of building a sound foundation for your personal finances.

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