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Suburban Diary

With a bit of creative savings, $5 can get you at least $12,000

By Marie C. Franklin
Globe Staff / July 20, 2008

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Three years ago, I made a decision that changed my relationship with money: I stopped spending, and started saving, every five-dollar bill that passed through my hands. Squirreling away each and every $5 received as change from a cash transaction didn't require any complicated savings strategy, but it has paid off, to the tune of $12,000. (Full article: 787 words)

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