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1959 – Money Troubles

1959 young married woman seeks help from an advice columnist about money troubles.

One of my favorite magazines in my collection is a 1959 issue of “Sincerely Yours”, a magazine devoted to Dear Abby type of questions and answers meant to help mid-century women deal with life’s problems. Among the pages is advice from columnist Barbara Dean who answers a letter from a woman who is finding it difficult to live without “installment plans”.  Here’s the exchange.




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