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Can’t Buy Me Love: Living Large and Paying Small

The economy’s not yet booming, but saving money isn’t so hard. To lower food costs, you could learn to photosynthesize. To reduce bank fees, you could bury your money in the backyard. Before you take any drastic cost-saving measures, we’ll talk to a finance columnist who sliced $1,000 a month from his family’s budget without sacrificing all dignity