Advances in technology in the last decade has made it easier to automate your finances. Automating your finances through online banking can certainly yield a payoff. Starting with your savings plan, you can have your percentage taken directly from your payroll check and transferred automatically to your bank account. The money you plan to save will never be physically touched by you, providing a guarantee it will go into a savings account. If you leave the money in the account, automation can go a long way to bulking up your savings fund.
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