Episode 542: The Financial Impact of Social Media

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Rachel Cruze wants us to remember that social media isn’t all reality – it’s someone else’s highlight reel. It often leads to comparisons and discontentment, which can dead-end in debt. Stop spending too much money trying to keep up a lifestyle you think everyone else is living, and you’re missing out on. You don’t know what is going on in their lives.

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Have boundaries with social media and know where you’re at in life. If you are in a moment feeling miserable, and it’s not a good place in life right now, then Instagram and Facebook might not be the place you want to live for 5 hours a day. It’s okay to take a break from social media for awhile and have a reality check for yourself. Also, don’t compare yourself to everyone’s highlight reel because it’s not reality and it’s not the whole picture. And consistently practice gratitude and learn to love your life and not everyone else’s

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Rachel Cruze

  • Ramsey Personality
  • Teacher of Foundations in Personal Finance
  • #1 New York Times bestselling Author
  • Speaker

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