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Navigating your finances in your 20s is tough enough without everyone and their brother tossing in their two cents about what you should and shouldn't do. Friends and family may mean well in offering up guidance, but sometimes the things they preach are just plain wrong.
Many budgets are like leaky buckets -- they are full of holes. Most holes are small and hardly noticeable, but those little drips can add up over time. Well, it's time to patch up your leaky budget and start saving a greater chunk of your paycheck.
Since it's probably safe to say that many of us haven't read the U.S. tax code verbatim, there's quite a lot of room for error when it comes to correctly filling out forms and filing your return.
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The money decisions you make today can lead to either a secure or a scary financial future. Don't be tricked into being complacent. Think ahead, plan ahead -- and avoid these 13 money mistakes that could haunt you for years to come.
If you're part of the minority and are putting money away regularly, congratulations -- it's an important part of laying the groundwork for a more secure financial future. But just because your balance is growing doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement in the way you save.