5 Financial To-Dos to Check Off in 5 Minutes

04/09/2015 12:02 pm ET | Updated Jun 09, 2015

We all have financial goals: Pay off debt, plump up that nest egg, save for a much-needed springtime vacation ... just to name a few.

But even with a clear destination in mind, sometimes the path to achieving those goals can seem long -- and, frankly, winding.

So to help you on your way, we're bringing you five motivating money shortcuts that should take only five minutes of your time to complete.

Simple and straightforward, these quick tips will help you hit the ground running -- and keep the pace as you strive to hit your financial targets.

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