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Will I Do It?

So, in an effort to save a few more bucks, I want to get rid of one for the following monthly bills: Please vote on which one I can do without, which one I really, really need, and which one you already do without. Contestant 1: Satellite Television: We live in a rural area, and the only type of TV we can get is Satellite Television. I have TV provided by Dish Network. 2 Standard receivers, one DISH PVR. Monthly Total: 62.00 dollars. Yearly savings: 744 dollars. Cons: I LOVE Television, my kids have a few show they like, and My life LOVES Lifetime. PLUS: NFL SEASON is on the horizon. I gots to have my NFL!!! Pros: Save money,…

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Biggest Financial Blunders

Okay, a quick question for all you guys. What was your biggest financial blunder? What one thing did you do that has set you back the most financially? Try to be specific. (You can list more than one if you have them). Here are my top 3 dumbest financial moves. They are in order from least to most harmful. (I usually don’t do “polls” or reader-participation stuff, so, post a few comments so I don’t feel like a total dork). 1. Purchased a brand new car, right out of high school, when I had a perfectly good car paid for from my parents. Roughly 15000 dollars of unnecessary debt. 2. Went on a 4000 dollar vacation 2 years ago, right…

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