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Take tabulations on software programs. If you find you can purchase an older version of a bit of software and get up to speed with upgrades, you might take that route. Often you can save a bit of money. Look into computer shops in small towns while on vacation. I once found a bit of software for an outrageously low price and was able to upgrade for a portion of the cost of the new edition.
If you order the Microtek ScanMaker 3700 Flatbed Scanner (PC/Mac) for $85, you get the ULead software for free. The scanner isn't the hottest, but it's good enough for photos and light web work, documents, etc. (what do you want for that price? ;-} Check it out in the Product Section in this site.