Great Advice From Around the Web

By Cameron Huddleston, Contributing Editor,

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Have you ever regretted a purchase? Surely you have. Maybe it was a pair of shoes that cost way more than you could afford, or a kitchen gizmo that you never used, or acid-washed jeans ten years after they were in style.

To help you avoid finding yourself in this situation again, has a list of 11 things most people regret buying . By knowing what others usually wish they hadn't bought, you likely won't make the same purchase -- and regret it.

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And here's a roundup of more great personal finance advice:

18 Ways to Make Old Things Seem New [Wise Bread]
Rather than ditching something once it gets a little worn and buying a new replacement, learn how to spiff it up or repair it.

How to Be a DIYer Without Time or Talent [Consumerism Commentary]
"I think almost anybody can give himself 15 minutes a day. But it really adds up and, after a month or so, that's a considerable amount of hours that you've been able to devote making things."

10 Astonishingly Common Misconceptions About Money [Money Under 30]
David Weliver explains why you shouldn't believe in these financial myths.

Budgeting, Shmudgeting: Is Budgeting for the Birds? [Money Crush]
"What I really do is automatically send my money to a bunch of places, and then do whatever I want with the rest of it. As a result, I get the benefits of budgeting while enjoying feeling like I'm not."

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