HTM November 2020 Wrap-Up
Dear How To Money Reader,
It’s funny to think we’ve already made it to Christmas time, it’s certainly been an interesting year. I’ve really enjoyed going out again, although everything seems a lot more exhausting than it used to.
If you’ve been watching any money related videos on YouTube recently you will have noticed the same clickbait ads that keep appearing time after time. Namely, a couple of Australian property spruikers and a massive online brokerage company that’s using a high profile celebrity for their marketing campaigns.
Their appeal may have worn off by now and these ads are may just be something you mute or skip when they appear, but it’s easy when you’re getting started learning about finance, to get pulled into these things and start to go down the rabbit hole.
I’ll admit, many of these ads seem very low budget and scammy, but others may be starting to work their magic on you. When it comes to money there are so many scams around, promoting “investment products” and “training courses” that are not in your best interests at all. I’ve included some key things to look out for in my latest article.
I’ll be back at the end of December with plenty of resources to help you with setting your money goals for the new year, and resources to help you actually achieve them!
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Enjoy the Christmas break!
Kate — HTM Founder & Editor
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