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15 money traps that keep you living paycheck to paycheck

Money Talks News Logo By Emily Guy Birken, Wise Bread of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 16: If you struggle to make your money last from one payday to the next, you're hardly alone. According to a recent survey from Career Builder, 78 percent of Americans who work full-time live paycheck to paycheck. And before you conclude that the problem is your low income, the same survey found that nearly 10 percent of workers earning $100,000+ are in the same boat.For many people, the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle is perpetuated by mental money traps. Here are some of the most common financial pitfalls that are keeping you from getting ahead.

15 money traps that keep you living paycheck to paycheck

If you struggle to make your money last from one payday to the next, you're hardly alone. According to a recent survey from Career Builder, 78 percent of Americans who work full-time live paycheck to paycheck. And before you conclude that the problem is your low income, the same survey found that nearly 10 percent of workers earning $100,000+ are in the same boat.

For many people, the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle is perpetuated by mental money traps. Here are some of the most common financial pitfalls that are keeping you from getting ahead.

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