Best Things in Life are Free?
What was the best advice you ever received for free? Let’s not include the important facts of life taught to us by our parents as we grow up, no, let’s concentrate on the advice from others, where they thought they were helping us out? Better still, advice from the media, how did it work out for you?
Free advice is easily given out and is worth every penny, you paid for it.
As I have mentioned sometimes Free Advice is not really Free either, someone is making money on the advice, so you should be always on your guard when it comes to financial (or finance related) advice. Sometimes your advisor is just really misguided:
- A relative who thinks they are helping you out by giving you a “hot tip”.
- A friend who doesn’t really know much about the advice being given but wants to help.
Advice is a dangerous thing, as I have written about before I gave advice and it caused a dear friend to make a terrible mistake.
Steer clear of free advice, and question all other advice as well (yes, look the gift horse in the mouth (and check its legs too)), when it comes to your money (or things to do with your money).