Saving money is one of those tasks that’s so much easier said than done — everyone knows it’s smart to save money in the long run, but many of us still have difficulty doing it. There’s more to saving than simply spending less money, although this alone can be challenging. Smart money-savers also need to consider how to spend the money they do have as well as how to maximize their income. We will be featuring a series of articles on our site so you can learn how to set realistic goals, keep your spending in check, and get the greatest long-term benefit for your money.