How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck in 8 Steps

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Are you stuck in the all-too-common habit of living paycheck to paycheck? You don’t need me to tell you that’s a self-defeating cycle. You simply can’t get ahead that way.

But escaping isn’t easy, especially if your paycheck is tight. Change involves not just the hard work of making a new habit, but also changing your ways of thinking.

And yet people do make this leap. They pay off huge debts, reach ambitious savings goals and turn their financial lives around.

If you intend to be one of them, read on for an eight-point road map.

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