​Top 5 mistakes young people make Posted by: Fin24 on 19 June 2014By Finweek Staff For young people, venturing forth into the "big, bad world" as an adult is exciting, daunting – and expensive, warns Idris Seedat, Manager: Investment Challenge at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). 

Not only will a young person find him- or herself suddenly having to pay for things like accommodation, food, transport and fuel and a host of other costs he or she never had to worry about previously, but also that hard-earned cash doesn't go nearly as far as one would like. "The reality is that life is expensive and many young adults find themselves being brought down to earth with a bump when they discover just how pricey it can be," said Seedat.

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