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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Scrimping and saving for a piece of the American dream

Lance Miller and Jen Lincoln help their son, North, read during one of their budget-minded leisure periods. As a couple aspiring to put money down and buy a house in Seattle one day, they've mastered the sometimes frustrating art of delayed gratification by living well under their means.