By Mary Hunt
I'm going to guess you've made a financial mistake or two in your life. Who hasn't? For some of us, it was more than an occasional late fee or random urge to overspend that brought us to our financial knees. But I'm not talking about the kind of blunders that got us into trouble-we could list those in our sleep. Instead, I want to focus on the mistakes people make while they're working their way back to financial health. Whether you're recovering from a season of unemployment or from a financial mess you created on your own, avoid these goofs and you'll get where you want to go much faster.
1. Not Saving 7 Big Money Mistakes to Avoid
You've heard this plenty, and here it comes again: Jump to the front of the line- ahead of your creditors-when you divvy up your paycheck. Get over feeling guilty about keeping money for yourself. You need a fat emergency fund, and the only way to build it is to pay yourself first! Stuff happens, and if you're not financially prepared for those emergencies,