6 reasons you’re always broke

If you’re living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to make ends meet, it’s time to reassess your spending and saving habits. Although making more money might seem like the only solution, it’s not a realistic option for everyone — and doesn’t solve the underlying problem.

After all, it’s not how much money you make but how you handle your money that counts in the end. This is why you must pinpoint which behaviors are keeping you in debt. From there, you can make a plan to banish these bad money habits for good and finally get on the road toward financial freedom.

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Here’s a look at six reasons you’re always broke — and how to turn things around.

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This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: 6 Reasons You’re Always Broke