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7 Ways to Save Without Suffering

We all know we should save more money. Whether we need to pay down debt, build an emergency fund or save for retirement, we need to cut spending and increase our savings. It is the only way to build financial security.

Yet before considering what to cut back, try these handy tips to save money without noticing the difference.

Beware of Text-Messaging

Unethically creative identity thieves have a new trick up their sleeves: sending text messages to your cell phone as if they were a financial institution and asking you to ‘confirm’ your account number, PIN, or other pieces of information.

The Renting Foreclosure Scam

The collapse of the housing market has brought about a new scam as thousands of foreclosure houses now lay unoccupied. A criminal will find a likely house and call a locksmith, stating that they have locked themselves out. Once they are in the house, they change the locks so they have control of the house. The next step is to put up a “For Lease” sign outside, which rarely attracts suspicion from the neighbors in the current housing meltdown.

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