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30 Small Steps Everyone Can Take To Get Their Finances In Order

Pay Yourself First
It's hard to save when you blow your budget on treats throughout the month and only have $50 left over by the 30th. To avoid that, pay yourself first. Every time you get a paycheck, move a certain dollar amount into your savings and retirement account, then budget what you have left. That's the only way you will see your nest egg actually grow.