Money Talks News: Small Money Moves That Will Make a Big Difference

Spend less. Save more. Make sure you have a good credit score. Keeping your finances in check can sometimes seem overwhelming.

Can you relate? Well, don't stress out. Because like the ripples in water, small moves can make a big difference in your financial life.

Next, saving moves. Set up a savings account, automate saving by having money automatically transferred into it and take advantage of a 401(k) or other retirement plans available to you, especially if you get matching money from an employer.

Another small move - monitoring.

Keep tabs on your bank and credit card statements, either online or on paper.

Same with your credit history. It doesn't take long, and it will keep your credit score in top shape.

Finally, organize. Get important documents together like a will, durable power of attorney for both finances and healthcare.

This small move can save big headache for loved ones later.

Bottom line... when it comes to finances, I get it. It's easy to feel like sometimes you're in over your head.

But make some little moves now and you know what? You're going to see some big differences later.

Want more information and more ideas? Go to and just do a search for "money moves." For Money Talks News, I'm Stacy Johnson.