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Those who enter the job market now could face lower earnings for many years.
Some people report improved health from money-saving tactics, but financial stress can make it harder to embrace healthy habits.
And, in all honesty, should I really care?
Economic woes have accelerated a trend toward multigenerational households that began in 1980.
Nobody thought it was their fault, but it was everyone's fault.
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