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Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s, 5E by Susan Shelly McGovern, Sarah Young Fisher

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CHAPTER12

Cutting Costs

In This Chapter

  • How we spend money
  • Looking at where you live
  • Trimming transportation costs
  • Cutting back on food, clothing, and entertainment
  • Saving on insurance

You read about the importance of making and sticking to a budget in Chapter 3. Hopefully, you’re now working within a budget that makes sense for your financial framework.

If you’ve gotten a raise at work, it can be tempting to relax your budget. Maybe you’re thinking you could afford a higher car payment and are considering trading in your older vehicle. Or perhaps you splurged on that fun cruise that seemed like a bargain.

In this part of the book, you learn ...

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