Unlike investing in stocks, there's nothing glamorous about building savings for the unexpected.
The truth is, it does for many people.
Among her 10 big blunders: She bought a new car and a condo for the wrong reasons.
They may seem daunting, but they aren't. Take a 'money day' to get started.
These steps are quick and easy ways to improve your finances in 2010.
And you can be -- if you figure out what 'enough' means to you.
Time to look back at some personal-finance highs (and lows) of the past 10 years -- and a bit of silliness.
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