What if we gave men the same type of advice? What if, instead of teaching men about investing and financial responsibility, we pandered to the worst stereotypes of their gender and called it financial advice for men? Here's how it would look.
A six-pack of even the cheapest beer costs five or six dollars, and an energy drink costs anywhere from three to five dollars. Instead of blowing that on tasty drinks for yourself, you should be saving it.
Come on, guys. We know you aren’t saving as much as you should be because you had to have the latest Dungeon Master video game. That sixty bucks could have gone into your investment or savings account instead of being wasted on something fun for you.
I get it; you want the latest model of the latest sports car so you can show it off. How would everyone know your status if you didn’t drive a fast car? Save that money and buy a reliable Honda instead.
Why do you need to make yourself look presentable? It’s not like society tells you that the clean-shaven look is more desirable and professional. And with razors and other beard trimming products being so expensive, it’s much cheaper to go without.
Men are renowned for their confidence. But, oftentimes, they mistake confidence with hubris. This can lead to making riskier investment choices and losses in the long term. Instead of acting like you know all the answers, do a little research.