Personal Finance

March 4, 2007

Cutting back requires effort and dedication

Saving money is all about making choices. A luxury purchase, a necessity or an impulse buy all mean different things to different people. Throughout January, my husband, my 17-year-old daughter and I went on a spending diet, cutting out expenses for such things as movies, eating out, bottled water and coffee breaks and trying to limit our weekly trips to the grocery store to $70.

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