To provide readers with clear investment guidance that maintains a long-term, steady growth path with the majority of the portfolio while taking advantage of medium-term trading opportunities with a minority of the portfolio.
- Pay too much for an automobile
- Run up debt on credit cards
- Collect more than one or two credit cards
- Fall behind in household bills
- Suffer buyer's remorse from impulsive spending
- Commit to a mortgage payment you can't afford
- Panic if you lose your job
There's nothing wrong with choosing the best bank account, joining the best consumer programs, and saving money on gasoline, of course. Those are all good ideas, but they don't work unless they're part of a bigger strategy. The financially illiterate are tricked into thinking that "managing money" is a complex, multi-staged endeavor. Not really. It starts with spending no more than $8 of every $10 you earn.
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