Handling money can be difficult, particularly if you learned poor financial lessons from your parents; when you model what you learned, you may make mistakes without even realizing it. Perhaps you learned from your parents, or your parents never talked to you about money, or you simply ignored the good advice your parents gave you. Whatever the reason you are having money problems, if you are making mistakes with money, it’s important to realize it.
If you frequently don’t have enough money, that should alert you to the fact that you are making mistakes with your money; this includes not being able to pay your bills, being unable to save any money, and forgetting how you spent your money. If you frequently lack sufficient funds, or you are simply not saving, it’s time to look at your financial choices.
Here are four common money mistakes that you may be making.