The Worst Excuses You Can Make about Your Finances ...


There are many excuses that can wreck your finances. And if you don't learn how to recognize these excuses, you might sabotage your financial future. As a personal finance writer, I've heard many excuses from people over the years. Some excuses have been valid, but others are nothing more than a scapegoat โ€“ a lazy person's approach to personal finance. At the end of the day, everyone has to decide the best moves for his or her money. But if you're tired of being in the hole, here are seven bad excuses that can wreck your finances.

1. Everyone Spends Money

There are several excuses that can wreck your finances. However, justifying your spending by saying โ€˜everyone spends money,โ€™ is an easy way to get into debt and never improve your money situation. Yes, everyone spends money. There are things we all need. But this is not an excuse to spend so much outside of your budget that you don't have cash for necessities. Prioritize your spending and only buy what's necessary.

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