8 Experts Tell You Their Best Advices for Personal Finance

Who better to take advices from than experts? Read the top 8, best advices, directly from their source.

Lessons learned on themselves mostly, or heard from clients, are the best way to develop a top tip when it comes to personal finance management.

Gary Belsky, co-author of “Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them: Lessons from the New Science of Behavioral Economics”:

“Be afraid when people are greedy, and greedy when people are afraid. It’s basically, ‘Buy low and sell high.’ In general, I’ve been doing better than market averages when I’ve been handling my investments. I’ve basically done that by being conservative when the market is frothing and aggressive when the market is down.”

Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D., author of “Your Erroneous Zones” and “It’s Not What You’ve Got: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance”:

The lesson “for me was, first, pay yourself,” Dyer says.

While in the Navy stationed in Guam, Dyer saved 90 percent of his pay over the last 18 months he was there. “So I came home with enough money to pay tuition for four years of school and a car. Even today I pay myself first. If you want to be financially independent by the time you’re 30 years old, pay yourself first.

“When you get your paycheck, take a percentage — between 10 percent and 30 percent — and put that away,” Dyer says. “You’ll be rich enough to be financially independent within a short period of time.”