The Four New Rules of Personal Finance

“Consider whether the industry you’re planning to enter cares more about skills and experience than it does a college credential. Also, consider the cost of a brand-name school versus a (likely much cheaper) state or community college.”

Times change and when they do it can be necessary to reassess how you handle your finances.

Kristin Wong suggests four new rules of personal finance including that renting a home can be a smarter move than buying, that you should calculate the ROI of a college degree before you pursue one, and that it’s not always the best idea to pay off your debt before investing.

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