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How to make a dollar stretch further

What do you do when you lose your job and your benefit no longer covers your bills and debts?

For many people, every little dollar counts and for them Tauranga Budget Advisory Service (TBAS) is a lifesaver, helping them manage their tight budgets and chip away at their debts.

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140719_BOP Times - Cheap bread meets mixed response from experts

Cheap Bread Meets Mixes Response From Experts

A BUCK’S WORTH: Angela Frieswyk, a Tauranga nutritionist, is concerned that supermarkets selling white bread for $1 will encourage people to eat too much of it.

An offer of cheap, white bread has been welcomed by a budget advisory service, but a Bay nutritionist says it is an unhealthy food option.

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