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6 money habits that are illegal

6 money habits that are illegal
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6 money habits that are illegal

6 money habits that are illegal

Serious financial crimes might seem like a far cry from most people's everyday lives. You know, ones like forgery, counterfeiting and loan fraud.

But it's surprisingly easy to adopt a dicey financial habit under the guise of "everyone does it," "I was just trying to help," or "it seemed like a good idea at the time," only to discover later that what you've done is, in fact, illegal. The odds of getting caught might seem slim, but the consequences can be harsh.

Here are six money habits you should quit now.

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