13 pieces of money advice you can't afford to ignore

  • The best money advice is often the simplest.

  • Among the most important: Pay yourself first, stay out of debt, and put your savings in the right place (not under your mattress).

There's so much financial advice out there that it's near impossible to follow all of it.

But missing the most important — and often most basic — words of wisdom could end up costing you big time.

To help out, we combed through our archives to round up the best money advice from financial planners, bestselling authors, and one of the richest people in the world, that will help you save and earn the most money.

Below, check out the 13 pieces of money advice you simply can't afford to ignore:

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