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How to tidy your finances

Jan. 25, 2016 CNN Money

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Kondo has worked with clients all over the world, including New York and San Francisco. She says Americans don’t have more stuff, but they do have bigger stuff.

Tidying your home spills over into other areas of your life, too.

“When you tidy your home or around you, you’ll be able to hone your judgment skills, so you’ll be smarter with your money as well,” Kondo told CNNMoney in an exclusive interview.

After people shed clothes and items that don’t give them joy, she says they are a lot smarter about what to buy when they go shopping.

“You will eventually be able to save money a little bit,” Kondo says through her translator.

As for life as a celebrity, Kondo says she’s sticking with her lean and clean ways.

“I don’t think I’ve bought that much after my success because I don’t have time to shop anymore,” Kondo tells CNNMoney just before she heads to greet about a hundred fans lined up for her to sign their books.

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