5 easy money habits to build wealth

Saving money is a struggle for many working Americans, but there are some easy hacks that can help improve any savings account.

Implementing some strategies into your everyday routine will help you become aware of where exactly your money is going and how you can cut back. There are even several personal finance apps available to assist. 

Whether it's saving for retirement or for the vacation you've always wanted, every penny counts. 

Check out the 5 tips below to build your wealth: 

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1. Put your money on autopilot

Automate your finances to avoid missed payments and save more money without thinking about it. 

2. Remember your future self

Contribute as much as possible to retirement or at least enough to get your full employer match. Increase your contributions each year and invest spare chance with an app like Acorns

3. Use free money wisely 

Put surprise cash, like your tax refund, bonus or birthday money, into your savings or investment accounts. 

4. Track your dollars 

Use an app like Mint to see where your money is going and help you stick to your budget. 

5. Make 'rich' friends

Hanging out with high achievers can help you adopt their money habits.

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