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Tax tips for cottage owners
Some thoughts on how cottage owners can transfer or sell the property to family members while minimizing taxes.

Seven steps to a cheaper hotel room
The New York Times' frugal travel blogger shows you how it's done.

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Stuff people are cutting back on
People are buying less cereal, bread and soda pop.

How to save money at the fair
Summer and fall fairs can be pricey for a family – here are some tips for economizing.

This Bruce Springsteen song will get you in the fair frame of mind.

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