Whether you're saving for a college fund, a retirement fund or just for a rainy day, check out these easy tips on how to brighten your financial life.
1. Borrow instead. Could you borrow a dress for a big dinner instead of buying a new one?
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St. Louis nearly burns to the ground, the first Kentucky Derby is held, the Supreme Court strikes down segregated schools, the Senate Watergate Committee begins televised hearings, and same-sex marriages begin in Massachusetts, all on this day.