Admit it, you can’t live without your cellphone and your Internet and cable connections. But at the same time, you complain that your bills shoot upevery month. Unlike in the '70s and '80s, communications services like phones, cable, and Internet are necessary in today’s household, and they can have a big impact in household spending. But like any other necessary expense, you can cut down on your monthly bills by with a little reprioritization--just follow these steps.
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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Family section as "Slash Your Bills" in July 2007; adapted for use in Female Network)
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