Financial Life-hacks to spring clean Your budget. Personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi talks to Ric about how to simplify your finances and save money in the process.

Now that it’s tax season, financial health is at the forefront of many consumer minds. Farnoosh can share with viewers the best ways to streamline your budget and make the most of your tax return.

• Opt-in for Smarter Services – Such as data plans on wireless bills: Freewheel, a new WiFi-only service from Cablevision, allows consumers access to unlimited data, text and talk wherever WiFi is available. Gym memberships that offer month-to-month are also a great way to save money, and stay fit.

• Timing is Everything – Know when to shop for the best deals on the items you need e.g., winter coats and boots are normally cheapest in March.

• Treat Yourself – Invest your tax return money in a rainy day fund or even a mini family vacation.

Farnoosh Torabi, Money Magazine columnist and Nerdwallet correspondent, is a best-selling author and frequent commentator on the Today Show, CBS This Morning, MSNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, etc.
To learn more about Cablevision’s Freewheel Wifi service, visit:
www.freewheel.com

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