3 ways you're sabotaging your financial freedom

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    Hitting it big in Vegas, winning the lottery, inheriting a fortune and inventing the next billion-dollar idea can be paths to financial freedom. Unfortunately for most of us, our own path instead requires some smart decision-making, discipline, budgeting and real work.

    No matter the size of your paycheck, your financial moves can make a big impact on how you live. To avoid financial difficulties or help yourself rebound from prior mistakes, avoid these common errors that lead to financial hardship and stand in the way of making you rich.