Save money for more fun with these vacation money saving tips!

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Featured, Managing Your Money, Money Tips, Peoples Bank News, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter |

  For decades, families all over the world have done two things to help save money for vacation: set aside a little each month in a special account, and collect all their pocket change in a jar during the year. You would be surprised how much you can save in just a few months or a year. Another age-old technique is to round up a coupon book. The Visitors’ Center in most destinations offer a trove of discounts for hotels, restaurants and...

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3 Ways to Protect Your Money While on Vacation

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Managing Your Money, Peoples Bank News, Spending Tips |

>Money has to work all the time; it doesn’t get a vacation. But you do. A respected financial web site recently posted “15 ways to protect your money on vacation”. The story has its problems. For one thing, and this should be obvious, most of us don’t want to even think 15 different things on vacation. A list of fifteen vacation-related items that doesn’t include underwear on it seems… too much. For another, the article left one important...

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Try these money saving vacation tips (or how your underwear can save you money)

Posted on Aug 17, 2013 in Managing Your Money, Peoples Bank News, Spending Tips |

Vacations are too important to your well-being to be accompanied by stress about money. The simple steps below will help you relax while on vacation, and still have fun! (The last tip is the best one for having fun and saving money at the same time.) For most of us, vacations are a necessary time for rest and relaxation. Financial worries need not get in the way. Here’s how: Start planning early, and with a budget in mind. Experts say that...

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Save Money on Your Summer National Park Trip

Posted on Jul 5, 2013 in Peoples Bank News, Spending Tips |

Summer time is here and that means vacation season is also on your doorstep. Unfortunately, vacations can also be synonymous with expensive trips and overpriced food and lodging. But vacations don’t have to be a financial headache. If you choose to visit a National Park, family vacations can be less expensive and still fun, especially if you follow these six suggestions to make your National Park vacation more affordable. Carpool – By...

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