Frugal Living Advice From Around the Web

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Are you up for a challenge? J.Money of the Budgets Are Sexy blog highlights five financial challenges that will motivate you to spend less and save more -- and get rid of things you don't need. All of the challenges sound intriguing, and I'm tempted to try at least three of them. Read his post to see if you're up to any of the challenges. And check out the advice below on how to save more by spending less.

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.