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Tell Us About A Money Tip You Learned From Your Parents That Turned Out To Be False

They might've meant well, but even parents give not-so-great advice sometimes.

Much of what we learn about money comes from our families. And while our parents can be a ~fountain of knowledge~ for all our money and credit card questions, they're human and they make mistakes sometimes, too.

So tell us about a money 'tip' you learned from your parents when you were younger, but you've since realized isn't true.

Maybe you were once told that credit cards are 'bad' so you simply never opened one — which became an issue when you tried applying for a loan and got denied because you don't have enough credit history.

Or perhaps you learned to always buy in bulk at the grocery store so you save money. But as you got older, you realized that you only save money this way when you meant to buy it in the first place.

Orrr, maybe your family taught you that it was 'rude' to talk about money — but some of your biggest learning experiences about money have been because of the financial conversations you've had with peers.

Share something your parents told you about money that you learned just isn't true. You could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.