Weekly Money Saver: No-Brainer Tip for Tracking Your Spending

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Tis the season for spending money! When you’re out and about holiday shopping, it’s easy to spend $1o on a taxi and $5 on that latte and cookie without even thinking about it. How to be more mindful of where your money is going? Read on for expert advice.

Today’s Tip: To help keep your budget on track, try this tip that Stephany Kirkpatrick, Director of Financial Planning for LearnVest, uses herself. Keep cash in your wallet–you actually have to part with it, so it’s harder to spend it all. When you use a credit or debit card, on the other hand, you hand it over and then get it right back. You don’t feel the impact of what you’ve just spent as much.

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