If you had to give a young adult one piece of financial advice, what would it be?

I am 22 years old and have developed a vast interest in personal finance and the economy. What would be the most critical piece of advice you would give to someone my age who has just entered his first career? I have lofty expectations for myself and my future, therefore, I want maximize my income and value as much as possible.

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2 days ago

If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be 'Know Yourself' and related to that learn as much as possible to see what works for you. Many youngsters make decisions based on what others are telling them or what is popular. For best results, you should make decisions based on what you know about yourself. This is true whether you are choosing a career, a financial plan or a life partner. But just knowing yourself is not enough if you do not know what options you have which is why my second piece of advice to learn as much as possible and speak to as many people as possible.

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