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Whether you rarely shop, or are in stores all the time, the experience is often frustrating. Beautiful displays beckon, sales urge you to stock up, and prices vary wherever you go. If you want to stay on track, here are a bunch of ways to curb your household expenses, and keep your budget trim and healthy.

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