Things you should never do with your money

Talking about money is one of the most important subjects one might take care of, here are some of the things you should never do with it.


When it comes to money, as with many things in life, it is not only about the things we need to do, but also the things we need to avoid in order to not mess up the results.

So, in this article, we are going to be taking a look at things that you should never be doing with your money.

These actions and decisions may not only put your financial life upside down but also can put in danger your future and the situation of your family.

Never pay yourself last

When we get our paychecks, it is easy for us to almost automatically pay our debts and bills, after that, we spend the rest of our money on things that are not so important.

The first thing you should do with your money is to pay yourself first, which means separate the money you are going to use to invest, study, and all the things that you need to improve yourself and your revenue.

Never make insurance your only investment

Many people think that insurance is the same thing as investing, and for many reasons, make this their only “investment”

This is one of the worst things you can do with your money since insurance isn’t the kind of money you use to improve your net worth or knowledge.

So, at the same time, if you pay your insurance, be sure to invest in other options, like stocks and real estate. But also, don’t forget to invest in the biggest asset you have: yourself.

So, take care of your education and health, and at the same time look for a more profitable way of investing your money.

Never live paycheck on paycheck

Many people do not invest, even worse, many people use all the money they gain monthly, and don’t build up any saying for emergencies or other situations that are out of our control.

It is true and understandable that we work so much, that sometimes we just need to spend our hard-earned money. However, we need to be careful, because sometimes life throws something at us and we need some money to take care of it.

 Never spend more than you gain

If there is something worse than spending all your money, is spending more than you can.

This is much more possible with the use of credit cards and payment in installments, which may make us lose the track of our money (that we will talk about it shortly after)

So, be careful not to be spending more than you can, this may create a snowball effect that can completely tear down your financial life.

Never lose track of your money

Much of the last two problems could be easily solved if people actually took more attention to their households, incomes, and net worth.

The problem is, that many people don’t look at it, because it simply does not know how to make it properly. In plain English: they do not even have a budget at all.

So, in order to know where you want to go, you need to know where you are, and the best to do this is by keeping track of your money.

If you don’t control it, it will control will, remember it.

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Never stop thinking about your future.

Some people simply do not think about tomorrow and say things like “you only live once” and things like it. These are all excuses that they use in order to not think about the future.

Let’s face reality unless something really wrong and rare happens, everyone will get older, and if we do not use our early years building our financial foundation, so we can enjoy our golden years, chances are we are going to face a big problem.

So, think about the future, start investing and saving to have when you most need it.

Never post how much money you make on social media

It is very easy, in a world full of social media and the need for social acceptance, that we use these apps to boast our ego and earnings. Do not do that.

Not only this is the kind of thing that red flags to everyone that you may have an ego problem, it also puts a very big target on your back for scammers and distrustful people that can use this information in order to harm you.


Money is a very complex thing to take care of, but sometimes we forget about it and begin to make some little mistakes. The problem lies when these mistakes add up and may create a very complicated problem.

These tips were made as a reminder, most of them you may already know, but with the rush of our daily lives, it is easy to lose track of what is important.

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