10 bad money habits that lead to debt disaster


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Ever wish you had a time machine to go back and undo past money mistakes — especially the ones that came with a hefty price tag?

There are a lot of financial habits that can lead you into debt. Some lure you there with the promise of being “smart financial moves.” Other habits are obviously bad, but you feel like you have few alternatives.

Want to avoid the pitfalls and keep more of that hard-earned cash? Here are 10 bad money habits that can lead you into debt disaster.