Trent Hamm, who blogs at “The Simple Dollar,” asked his Twitter followers to tweet their favorite money wisdom…in just 10 words or less. Remember, the tenets of personal finance aren’t difficult; it’s sticking to them that’s difficult. Below are some of the popular responses:
Know what really matters.
Don’t spend money on other stuff.
Be content with what’s yours and you’ll always have plenty.
Don’t save at 2% when you’ve got debt at 10%.
Know what comes in, and what goes out.
Be mindful of how you spend money.
Don’t walk away from 401(k) match, regardless of debt situation.
Live below your means and save all you can.
If you try to get rich quickly, you will go broke fast.
Diversify. Minimize costs. Stay the course. I
f you can’t afford it, don’t buy it.
Save regularly and spend less than you earn.
Learn to love left-overs!
Change one money habit at a time.
Save and invest for the long term.
Working hard doesn’t mean you deserve anything you can’t afford.
Be thrifty but don’t forget to enjoy yourself. A penny saved is more than a penny earned.
What money advice would you share?