When it comes to managing your money, there’s no shortage of rules to follow. From saving a certain percentage of your income to not racking up debt, to diversifying your investments, it’s easy to find guidelines that are meant to steer you toward a life of financial security.
Yet there are times when well-meaning financial advice isn’t so great. Perhaps the person sharing his or her wisdom is out of touch with current financial realities, like a well-meaning but misguided parent. Or maybe an otherwise sensible rule of thumb doesn’t apply in a certain situation. Unfortunately, if you always follow the conventional money wisdom, you may end making some big financial mistakes.
Here are five money rules that it’s sometimes OK to break…
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