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Five More Money Mistakes to Avoid
alaaron | September 3, 2006 at 08:28 amby
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This seems especially alluring to men, who use the equity as an escape hatch. They feel emboldened to quit their jobs and not work. Or quit their jobs and start their own business. Or keep their jobs and use the home equity to buy that $60,000 sports car they "deserve" for working so hard. Essentially, they view their home equity as an ATM waiting to be tapped.