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I'm Genuinely Curious If You've Ever Used These 15 Common Money Tips

I'll try anything, TBH.

There's a lot of money advice going around these days. Some of it is great and some of it...not so much. But certain tips keep coming up again and again, so I'm genuinely curious whether you've ever given them a try or not.

Of course, your money is super personal, and some of these tips may not apply to your specific situation. Always take broad financial advice with a grain of salt, and do what works best for you.

Have you ever...

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  1. 1. Tracked your spending in a spreadsheet or an app?

    Tracked your spending in a spreadsheet or an app?

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  1. 2. Made a budget?

    Made a budget?

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2. Made a budget?
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  1. 3. Made a budget and actually used it?

    Made a budget and actually used it?

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  1. 4. Opened a high-yield savings account?

    Opened a high-yield savings account?

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  1. 5. Set up automatic deposits to your savings account?

    Set up automatic deposits to your savings account?

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5. Set up automatic deposits to your savings account?
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  1. 6. Used cash instead of a card when you wanted to limit your spending?

    Used cash instead of a card when you wanted to limit your spending?

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  1. 7. Saved money by making coffee at home?

    Saved money by making coffee at home?

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  1. 8. Put money in a retirement account like a 401(k) or an IRA?

    Put money in a retirement account like a 401(k) or an IRA?

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  1. 9. Paid off debt using the avalanche or snowball method?

    Paid off debt using the avalanche or snowball method?

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  1. 10. Checked your credit reports at all three bureaus?

    Checked your credit reports at all three bureaus?

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  1. 11. Used a credit card with rewards like cash back?

    Used a credit card with rewards like cash back?

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  1. 12. Put your bills on autopay to avoid late fees?

    Put your bills on autopay to avoid late fees?

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  1. 13. Read a personal finance book?

    Read a personal finance book?

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  1. 14. Followed someone on social media for money tips?

    Followed someone on social media for money tips?

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  1. 15. Gotten personalized advice from a financial planner?

    Gotten personalized advice from a financial planner?

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If you've tried any of these tips, tell us how it went in the comments!

And for more money tips and tricks, check out the rest of our personal finance posts

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