10 ways to cut big bucks off your monthly bills

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    By Cameron Huddleston/GOBankingRates

    Surely, you've heard the advice to cut out discretionary expenses -- such as a daily latte -- to save money. It's true that those small savings can add up and provide a little more wiggle room in your budget.

    But what about those necessary expenditures -- the bills you have to pay each month? Chances are you're paying a lot more for housing, food, utilities and insurance than occasional (or regular) treats. You're recurring expenses likely consume the bulk of your budget.

    Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to cut these costs.

    Here are 10 common bills you can reduce significantly each month so you'll have more cash to stash in a retirement account, save for emergencies or pay for those things you enjoy, like a latte. The actual savings you'll see will vary depending on which cost-cutting moves you choose to make.

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