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7 Painless Ways to Save Money
The idea of starting a savings regime can be daunting, but there are easy ways to trim spending from your budget.
One of the most dangerous personal finance myths is that saving money is hard. It's not, at least if done the right way. The problem is that many people see cutting back as requiring significant sacrifice in lifestyle. Much like dieting, people quickly lose the willpower to stay the course and end up in more debt (or heavier) than when they started.
There is a better way. Instead of looking for ways to change your lifestyle look at ways to save money without sacrifice. At first it may seem impossible, like losing weight while still eating anything you want. But with a little thought and imagination, you can find many ways to save without sacrifice. Read more.
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