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   Managing in Tough Times
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Managing in Tough Times
Live Well on a Shoestring Budget: Control Spending
This four-page publication presents strategies to help individuals and families experiencing low or reduced incomes manage spending to maintain a quality lifestyle.
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Selling Your Gold Jewelry
Times are tough, and gold prices are high. People are looking for ways to raise extra cash. It is important to comparison shop to avoid gold buying rip-offs.
Managing in Tough Times
Getting the Most from What You Have
Learn money-saving tips to help you stretch your dollars. Topics discussed include housing, heating and cooling, electricity, telephone, food, transportation, clothing, medical and recreation.
Managing in Tough Times
Deciding Which Bills to Pay First
When you do not have enough money to cover your family's basic living expenses, you must make difficult financial decisions. Learn strategies to determine which bills to pay and how to work with creditors.
Managing in Tough Times
Stretching Your Food Dollar
Grocery shopping can be a real challenge, especially if you are on a limited budget. However, food is a flexible budget expense that can be reduced when money is tight. By planning ahead and managing your money wisely, you can still serve meals which are appetizing, easily prepared and nutritious.
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