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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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Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

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