Happy Friday the 13th, gents! In honor of this magically spooky day, I thought I’d share with you what’s REALLY scary in this world today! It ain’t no black cats or weirdos with chainsaws either…
I present to you:
13 Scary Things People Are Doing With Their Money!
#1) They spend more than they make.
#2) They put the rest on credit cards.
#3) They buy houses they can’t afford.
(See what I did there?)
#4) They don’t have Emergency Funds.
#5) They buy random crap.
#6) They have no retirement savings.
#7) Their budget’s all in their head.
#8) They play on Facebook all day at work.
#9) They keep up with the
#10) They have no insurance.
#11) They don’t know where their money is.
#12) They have no will*
And finally… #13) They’re not reading Budgets Are Sexy!
Be safe out there folks… Protect your wallets at all times!
*Not gonna lie, I personally fail at this one :( And people like me (parents!) need this more than anyone else!! Back on my list to *actually* do this time around, ugh…
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