Confessions of personal finance reporter (Part Two): 3 money mistakes

Sarah O’Brien hard at work writing about personal finance.

Salvatore Agostino

One of the best benefits of being a personal finance reporter is my keen ability to recognize the many money mistakes I’ve made in my life.

I’ve already divulged a few in the first iteration of this confessional two years ago. While some of my blunders have been worse than others, they all make me cringe — and the ones below probably will make some readers facepalm. Others of you may relate.

Either way, my hope is that sharing these can help someone else avoid the same mistakes —

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