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    5 Financial Tips For Each Hogwarts House That Will Make You Say "Accio Money"

    10 points for anyone who paid off their credit card this month.

    For most muggles, managing money well is an ongoing journey. It can be difficult to budget when life throws bills, debt, and other expenses your way, but you don't necessarily have to be a wizard to watch your savings levitate off the ground. (Wingardium Leviosa!)

    Grab your quill and parchment because here are five finance tips for every Hogwarts House!


    "You might belong in Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart. Their daring, nerve and chivalry set Gryffindors apart." —The Sorting Hat

    1. Automate your savings.

    2. Understand your insurance policies.

    3. Plan for your next milestone.

    4. Sift through all of your subscription services.

    5. Build up an emergency fund.


    “Or perhaps in Slytherin, you'll make your real friends. Those cunning folk use any means to achieve their ends." —The Sorting Hat

    1. Control your impulse to overspend.

    2. Challenge yourself to tackle debt.

    3. Utilize cash-bank incentives.

    4. Maximize your retirement contributions.

    5. Be wary of spending money on "fad" purchases.


    “You might belong in Hufflepuff, where they are just and loyal. Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, and unafraid of toil." —The Sorting Hat 

    1. Learn to say "no" when something isn't in your budget.

    2. Don't forget to spend money on yourself.

    3. Forgive yourself for past financial mistakes.

    4. Be ready to have open and honest financial conversations with your partner.

    5. Know your worth!


    “Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you've a ready mind, where those of wit and learning, will always find their kind." —The Sorting Hat

    1. Budget for "fun" expenses.

    2. Explore budgeting tools that work best for you.

    3. Consider a side hustle.

    4. Educate yourself on something you don't understand.

    5. Read up on personal finance!

    Which magical money tip is your favorite? Share it in the comments below!