What Was Your Biggest Financial Mistake?

Kiplinger readers share how they managed to bounce back from a major financial mistake.

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We received lots of responses to our "Crowdsourcing" question asking you what's the biggest financial mistake you've made and how were you able to recover. Most of your regrets revolve around racking up credit card debt, botching investments and missing retirement-saving opportunities. One interesting observation: The majority of responses are from women, who perhaps are more willing to be honest about their mistakes. (Note that all comments appear here with the names supplied online.)

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