Nine Incredibly Powerful Money Lessons I Wish I Had Learned at 18

Would it have changed things for you if someone had told you these nine things? 1. You’ll thank yourself for saving money. 2. Small expenses can creep up on you. 3. You can easily have fun on a budget. 4. It’s worth investing money in self-improvement 5. Community college is a strong option after high school. 6. Nobody will care about your money the way you do. 7. You’ll never have enough money. 8. You should never let money ruin a friendship. 9. There are a dozen ways to save money on college-related expenses. Learn why these are important lessons and then pass this wisdom on to a young person in your life.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More