Money Saving Monday: October 26

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It's the week of Halloween, so hopefully everyone feels ready to take on the frightful holiday while remaining frugal!

If not, surely one of US News' 20 DIY costume ideas under $20 could help. Or perhaps these tips from Daily Finance will help you cut costs on Halloween candy (tip: wait until the last minute).

There's plenty of speculation on how to save money when you book Thanksgiving flights, but what about those of us traveling by car? Here are a few ways to save money on holiday road travel, from US News Money.

Lastly, CBS Money Watch and our friends at GOBankingRates warns us about seven ways our attempts to save money can backfire.

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