Top Five Budget Busters

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Too Much Takeout

“Getting takeout for lunch and dinner every day really adds up over time. One of the easiest ways to remedy this problem is to commit to taking your lunch maybe two or three times a week instead of [buying] every day,” Owens said. “It's all about baby steps. All of that savings over a week or month can really make a dent in your debt or you can begin to invest and save for the things that you really desire.” 

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