Holiday travel these days is a Santa-sized hassle and it can be a real budget buster as well.
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Remember Paula Wood, the retired, single Alabamian struggling to pay her electric bills? While there has been some good news, things in Alabama aren't looking a whole lot better.
First the bad news: Gasoline prices are at a summertime high.
Meet Paula Wood from Alabama. Retired, once married - now single, supporting herself on Social Security alone, Paula must make sacrifices to make ends meet. But, her electric bills have skyrocketed from $50 to $300 a month in six years.
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It's no secret that Americans love our cars. Between gas, maintenance, insurance and monthly payments, costs add up fast. See 9 ways to save on car expenses from AARP Bulletin's 99 Great Ways to Save feature. Here are five bonus tips.
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