Some ways to save money are hard. You can save car expenses or bus fares by walking to work. You can save lots by quitting smoking -- which isn't the easiest thing for most smokers to do. You can save by brown-bagging your lunches instead of enjoying meals at restaurants.
Fortunately, there are some relatively easy ways to save, too. Here's one: Consider consolidating your brokerage accounts under one roof, especially if you don't have vast sums invested.
For example, Charles Schwab
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Longtime Fool contributor Selena Maranjian does not own shares of any companies mentioned in this article.