6 ways to sabotage savings

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6 ways to sabotage savings
Skip routine maintenance
Remember that old saw about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure? Forget it. Don’t waste time and money eating apples, exercising and having your car’s oil changed regularly. Wait for something to go catastrophically awry and then figure out the problem from there. This advice goes for everything that requires a slavish devotion to routine care and upkeep — children, pets, pools, computers — you get the idea.