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Clearing dust and clutter brings a fresh new feeling of possibility to your home. Why not give the same attention to your money habits?
Itty-bitty burgers, 2-bite tacos and teeny-tiny pizzas are a long way from the 'supersize it' era. But what are you paying for cuteness?
Does your bundle of joy have to cost a bundle? Three frugal bloggers say 'no.'
That's the mantra of Frugal Nation, which marks its first anniversary today. (We won't overspend on the celebration.)
Each week Frugal Nation will feature a list of freebies. This week's offerings include batteries, photo books and kids' meals.
Do the math: If it makes sense to pay a little more upfront, find room in your budget.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The pay for serving and protecting your country isn't great at first, but military service comes with some decent retirement and education perks -- and substantial risks.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.