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Still haven't made a resolution? Well, the Chinese New Year is Jan. 23. But instead of the Year of the Dragon, make it the Year of Saving More.
Overwhelmed by the enormity of your debt? The right credit counseling agency can help at little or no cost.
Some people think budgets are like diets, but starving yourself to meet your goals will never work. Here's a better approach.
'Hacks' are clever solutions to tricky problems. Here are some of my favorites to help you save more or spend less in 2012.
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