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OP-ED | Feeling the Financial Squeeze

October is my birthday month. I’ve never been very big into my own birthday, mostly due to a lifetime of disappointments surrounding it. A friend of mine has helped me to see that celebrating oneself is fun, and that it’s not wrong to do something nice for yourself every once in a while. So I thought to myself that it might be nice to set aside some money and do something neat in a couple of weeks. But . . .