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5 simple ways to save money in 5 minutes

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When you’re already trying to balance work and home, time for the checkbook may come last. But don’t let procrastination take a bite out of your wallet. Stashing cash and cutting expenses are things that are often put off until tomorrow, but why wait to save money?

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Instead of taking 5 minutes to check Facebook or read up on celebrity gossip, you could be boosting your bottom line. With these 5-minute tips from smart, frugal bloggers and authors, you’ll save money in no time.