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Money Makeover

Buying isn't always the smartest option

Barbara Pennucci, a Web designer and a single mother of two, with her daughters Rose , 6, and Gemma, 7, at their home in Medford. A financial analyst agrees: Buying her home is not a good idea. (Globe Photo / Zara Tzanev) Barbara Pennucci, a Web designer and a single mother of two, with her daughters Rose , 6, and Gemma, 7, at their home in Medford. A financial analyst agrees: Buying her home is not a good idea.
By Lynn Asinof
Globe Correspondent / November 25, 2007

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Real estate was the last thing on Barbara Pennucci's mind this September as she prepared to leave for China to adopt her second daughter. (Full article: 810 words)

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