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Financial Learning Curve

I learned tons from my parents, but almost nothing about money. I ended up getting my handle on my finances through a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I mean I've seen it all: spending more than I make, letting my credit score drop, not contributing to savings like I should when I'd get the biggest gains from compound interest....I can go on. 

 

Anyone have a playbook or template they used right out of the gate? 50 - 30 - 20 rule or something like that they could help others avoid those pitfalls? My little brother just finished college and I'd love to help him sidestep my mistakes. 

 

Thanks in advance!

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Financial Learning Curve

If you “Google” “Best books on personal finance management”, you will find a whole library of playbooks.
Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman are two of the more prominent authors/broadcasters on the subject, so you may consider starting with them.

 

Good Luck,

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