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Did you know you can get discounts on just about anything simply by asking? We don't mean just haggling down car prices -- but mortgages, credit cards, banking fees and insurance, too. All you have to do is pick up the phone, write a letter or go online and ask! You'll be pleasantly surprised by the results.

 
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