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Small Money Mistakes That Have Big Consequences

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Not Having an Emergency Fund It is dangerous to spend every cent you earn and not to have buffer against illness, injury, job loss or hard economic times. Make establishing an emergency fund a priority. Ignoring Your Debt Debt is not just going to go away, you must handle it and work to whittle it away.

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Meet Jackie. She and Her Husband Paid off $147,000 in Debt | Debt Free Stories

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We also went through multiple job losses, surgeries, huge car repairs, etc. I needed to count on myself and support my son, and that meant getting my financial life in order, starting with building an emergency fund for the first time. Building an emergency fund also helps enormously. Get creative.

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