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10 Bad Money Habits That Are Robbing You Blind

Developing good habits helps us focus on things that need our attention most. But as you work to get your financial life on track, you’ll probably find old, counterproductive habits undermining your progress. Some of them worked once, but now they’re holding you back. Others have always been bad. Dropping bad money habits makes it easier to power up your financial life. Following are some bad money habits and tips for ending them. 1. Carrying a credit card balance 2. Failing to fund a retirement plan 3. Not shopping for monthly services 4. Paying for cable or a landline phone 5. Ignoring coupons and deal sites 6. Playing investing too safe 7. Getting hooked on lattes 8. Living without an emergency fund 9. Buying retail 10. Using shopping as entertainment
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