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4 Simple Tips That Can Save You Money

Posted on 07/1/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsSaving for your future doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are four simple tips that can save you big money. Watch the video, and see below for even more resources.   1. Know where your money goes    It doesn’t matter whether you do it on your computer, on your phone or with good old-fashioned pen and paper — just be sure to track your spending! For your computer, many banks and credit unions provide spending analysis tools free as …

Three Tips for Being Smarter About Money After 50

Posted on 08/16/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionI think about money . .  a lot. After all, my husband and I are both over 50 and still have one daughter in college and one in high school. This is definitely not the time to waste our hard-earned money on stuff we don’t need. According to Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig, author of Your Money & Your Brain, when we make decisions about money, our brains often drive us to do things that make no logical sense, but …