Confronted with lower prices on healthful food, shoppers bought more. Then they spent their savings on junk food.
She fed her fiance on $25 for a week, and he was well-fed. Sometime he had too much to eat.
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Save some dough with these easily digestable tips, and use the savings to pay down debt.
Music can affect our financial behavior, so don't take Lady Gaga shopping at Macy's. She could be helpful at Kroger.
Retailers from Wal-Mart to Staples are increasing the number of private-label products and cutting back on name-brand goods.
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