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16 Ways to Kick-Start Frugality

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You don't have to change your whole life to start saving more and spending less. Start with one of these doable challenges and goals, and frugal it up from there.

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101 Little Things You Can Fix Right Now!

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The Best Time of the Day to Do Everything

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