5 Financial Myths– Busted!

This is a super-special week–I’m honored to guest post on Financially Fit & Fabulous. Please stop by and show your love and support!

Here’s a sneak preview:

“You need a budget,” they say. “Stock up on sale items,” they say. So now you have a budget that you update 27 times a day and a basement full of cereal and soup in flavors you now hate and clothes and shoes that you thought your kids would grow into–but forgot about until they grew right through them. And they don’t have much to say about it.

You’ve done what you were supposed to do and you’re worse off than when you started. Your credit cards are maxed and you’re stressed and frustrated. As anyone would be. As you should be.

Let’s bust these financial myths so you can make better choices, spend less money, and make more progress.

Read the rest here and let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

What do you think? What financial ‘truths’ have you found to be myths? What would you tell your 10-years-younger self?

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  1. “Go to the best school you can to give yourself a better chance at a good job.” In reality I wish I could go back and attend community college and finish out my last year (or year and a half) at a State school.

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      Hi Tristan,
      Yes, renting can be really great sometimes. I loved visiting Australia, but if I recall correctly, the real estate market there is a bit crazy.

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