9 Ways to 'Spring Clean' Your Finances

Don't forget to spring clean your finances this year. Not only will it make managing your money easier, it could save you some money.

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March 19 is the first day of spring, and you know what that means: It's time to get started on your home’s annual spring cleaning. As you deep clean your home, however, there’s another thing that also needs tidying — your finances. 

Organizing and cleaning up your accounts can help you save money throughout the rest of the year, so it’s important to set aside some time to “spring clean” your finances in the coming weeks.  

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Erin Bendig
Personal Finance Writer

Erin pairs personal experience with research and is passionate about sharing personal finance advice with others. Previously, she was a freelancer focusing on the credit card side of finance, but has branched out since then to cover other aspects of personal finance. Erin is well-versed in traditional media with reporting, interviewing and research, as well as using graphic design and video and audio storytelling to share with her readers.