How Much Money the Average Person Wastes in their Lifetime Because of Financial Mistakes

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According to a new survey, the average person will waste thousands in their lifetime because of financial mistakes or incompetence.  

Even if you're GREAT with money, you're still probably going to make a few financial mistakes in your life.  And I'm not even talking about all those Beanie Babies and VHS tapes you bought.  Their value will still rebound one day.

According to a new survey, the average person will waste about $9,700 in their lifetime because of financial mistakes . . . or incompetence.

Which means that every adult in this country combined will blow $2.3 TRILLION.

The top four ways we blow money are:  Bank fees . . . credit card interest . . . paying higher interest rates than we should . . . and investment losses. 

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