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Bring Back The Brown Bag: Saving Money On Lunch The Old-Fashioned Way

By Cait Murray.

Studies show that eating out for lunch can cost between $1,500 and $2,500 per year. However, with some planning, you can spend as little as $5 per brown-bag lunch. Five meals a week, times $5 per meal, times 48 working weeks equals only $1,200, adding $1,300 to your year. Interested? Here are three tips to jump-start your new lunch habit!

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How to Pay for College

By Craig Boivin.

College is an amazing experience that often comes with a hefty price tag. With annual costs for private, not-for-profit universities averaging over $39,000 and even public four-year schools coming in at more than $17,000, paying for college can se...

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Embracing Your Savings Account

By Cait Murray.

You might think of savings accounts as old-fashioned, but they should be the backbone of your personal finances. Learn how to pick the right one, automate your savings, build an emergency fund and save money in different accounts for different purposes.

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