Is there any worse feeling than being duped? As terrible as it feels to be tricked or led astray about something, we’ve all been there. Seriously, even the wisest and smartest people you know have come to believe some lie or misinformation at some point in their lives. After all, we live in the age of fake news where the truth and facts are undermined on a consistent, if not daily basis. (You know exactly what we’re talking about.) Not to mention, we’re constantly bombarded with information online, making it tricky to decipher what you should be listening to and what to shut out — and the same applies to the world of personal finance where there’s a plethora of money experts doling out advice.
So how do you quiet all the noise and figure out what you should be listening to? For starters, it’s important to recognize that not every money belief that’s touted as a fact actually is. Yep, it’s true, just because people say something is true over and over again doesn’t necessarily mean it is, which is why you should always do your research before blindly following any money tips you find on the internet lest you’ll end up screwed. In this week’s installment of the 3-Minute Guide, brought to you by Skillshare, Erin goes over 3 money lies we’ve all been lead to believe. Intrigued? Head over to the TFD channel to find out more — some of them may even surprise you.
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