The 15 worst mistakes you can make in your 20s

The best part about your 20s is that you can recover quickly from the inevitable mistakes you’ll make as you figure out how to get by in the real world.

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.

We’ve sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs like investor and author James Altucher and Executive Image Consulting founder Sylvie di Giusto, as well as popular writers on Quora, and found recurring themes.

Here are the worst mistakes you would be wise to avoid in your 20s as you establish your professional and personal lives.

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