Keeping Focused 

Can you keep being frugal and saving money top-of-mind without spending too much time? If you put a few things in place you can make it easy. Do one thing a day, or a WEEK, and maybe you can save a bit of money.Sign up for online credit sites – We’ve talked before about sites that will give you an idea, within a range, of your credit score, though they are not credit reporting sites. CreditKarma and others provide an idea of how you’re doing on your road to financial victory. Do also make a few minutes to call on your actual credit reports annually. They are free. And you can get them all at AnnualCreditReport.comSave cheap sites – If you buy your airline tickets online organize your frugal shopping sites to not only save money but your valuable time. Include consumer review sites like the BBB, so you can check complaints that may be available. You may want to use a separate email for the daily posts from coupon sites, so take a few minutes to activate an email. Helps with clutter.Use comparison sites to find better rates – Web sites such as compare cell phone costs, satellite or cable providers, even gas stations to give you some idea of where you may save money. They are now TruAxis, but you can find Billshrink at billshrink.comConsider increasing your saving today – Have you refinanced your house? How’s the interest rate? It only takes a few minutes to make a call and get an inquiry started. What about your 401(k) or IRA? Call HR and get the paperwork sent to you to up your savings rate today. Are you satisfied with what you are saving in your emergency fund? Get online with your financial institution and up the amount you save per pay period. There! You are taking control and saving money. Great job, you.Citation: Syversen, [email protected]ck out our website that includes weekly streaming Disclosure:Only securities and advisory services offered through Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. and Norumbega Financial are separate entities, independently owned and operated.