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Go automatic with paycheck deduction
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Go automatic with paycheck deduction

The best thing you can do is have part of your paycheck automatically deducted into a savings account or set up a regular transfer of funds, says John Rosenfeld, head of everyday banking at Citizens Bank in Boston.

"Putting aside money in a 401(k) is even easier because those are pretax dollars that you never see," Rosenfeld says.

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