It’s almost officially spring, and I’m just as excited as you about sunshine and…well, sunshine. Aside from that…who’s ready for a little spring cleaning?! We already changed our clocks, and now it’s time to spring forward in our money lives, too. Decluttering and organizing your life and finances will put you in the right state of mind to conquer warmer days ahead. ‘Cause what fun is enjoying the sunshine if you’re stressing about money?
- Take a financial selfie…stat: Still receiving bills in the mail? Constantly forgetting which Friday you’re supposed to pay your cellphone bill? Take a quick financial selfie and see which areas you can make more efficient. Sign up for paperless billing, set up automatic payments (as long as you keep an eye on ‘em!), and create (or update) your financial calendar for the months ahead. Spring can also be a great time to shop around for lower interest rates and negotiate with your providers