Video: What financial tip would you give your 20-year-old self?
Video about advice for your 20-year-old
Question: What financial tip would you
give your 20-year-old self?
Craig Davidson - If I could talk to myself
at 20, the main advice I'd give myself would be to focus
on savings and investment rather than getting a lot of
things early. To look at some long term goals,
rather than a short term picture with my money.
Courtney Keefe - Don't spend so much
money! Put a little bit away, even just a little bit.
Tina McElligott - Travel is incredibly
important, the best thing that you'll ever do. But as well as
saving for travel put a bit in reserve as well for the
Joseph Dickson - If I could give my 20
year old self some financial advice I'd have two words:
Linda Elkins - Like a lot of young people
I put off saving and investing and now I wish I had
started sooner and probably that I'd been willing to
embrace a little bit of risk, a little bit sooner.
Diane Tate - I would tell myself when I'm
20 that the best thing to do financially is to have
an emergency fund, because money can be fun, but when
you're out of control with money that's not so much fun.
So making sure you've got some money aside for a rainy
Peter Kell - Well if I could go back in
time and talk to my 20 year old self, I think I'd say:
don't borrow so much money to buy that stupid car!
Louise McSorley - If I was 20 again I
would say: be brave with money. Engage with risk.
Catherine Attard - I would say have a
budget and keep to that budget but always keep a little
bit of money for fun, because life's too short!
Kylie Macfarlane - If would be to respect
money and have fun with it, but understand that it's
there to prescribe to your goals in the future.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2016