Is It Worth Sweating the Small Stuff?

The math behind cutting back on small expenses

One extremely contentious topic in personal finance is whether it’s worth it to worry over small amounts. For instance, is saving $20 a week worth it?

The conventional wisdom is that, because of the power of compound interest, small savings make a big difference in the long run. The new thinking…



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