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It's well known budgeting and a spending plan are two activities useful in keeping your finances on track. But, even the best of us fall off the wagon from time to time. Such has been the case with my wife and I over the last few months. It didn't … [Read more...] about A Spending Plan Reduced My Weekly Spending 60%!