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Real Simple: Plugging money leaks

Money-Saving Secrets: RealSimple.com

This article from the March, 2006 Real Simple has some handy tips on plugging the "money leaks" in your life. Leaks to plug include:

  • Paying bills by snail mail
  • Paying the minimum on credit cards
  • A cell-phone plan that doesn’t match your needs
  • Eating out on vacations
  • Frequent trips to the ATM to withdraw moderate amounts of cash

Nothing earth-shattering, but it's sound advice if you're looking for a modest change to get a bit smarter about money.

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I am so madly in...

I am so madly in love with Real Simple. I find that leafing through it each month spawns more projects and next actions than any other thing I do. It gives me a hour or so each month to indulge my shamelessly domestic side.

I used to use the cooking/recipe section most of all, but it's a lot less applicable to me now that I've gone vegan.




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