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10 Easy Ways to Save – Now

We’re taking home smaller paychecks now that higher Social Security payroll taxes are back. At the same time, gas prices are spiking and causing a ripple effect on other goods and services that rely on transportation. One oil company executive says we shouldn’t be surprised if the price per gallon hits $5 in the coming weeks.

It’s a familiar saga. Our budgets are squeezed. We’re forced to do more with less.

To minimize the sting of higher prices, and to help you save money, we’ve pulled together a few simple steps you can take today:

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