Mindless spending
Spending even small amounts on indulgences can add up over time

Foregoing professional financial advice
Be sure to work with an estate attorney, accountant and a certified financial planner.

Rushing big decisions
Don't act on emotion and quit your job or sell your house without planning

Doing "nothing"
Don't be afraid to make smart and thought out investments

Being "too charitable"
Try not to go crazy spending money on your kids, family and friends

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