12 Really Dumb Things People Are About To Do With Their Taxes

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6. Investing into Ralph Lauren’s retirement and not your own.

I’m not saying you can’t treat yourself to something nice, but let’s act like the adults I know we can be this year.  When I was 16 I remember getting my first job and every two weeks I would take my little $200 paycheck and blow out the mall in a day.  I’d get different colored pairs of Timberlands, CD’s of artists who only had one good song on the radio and a crazy amount of takeout food.

Responsible grownups don’t behave this way.  If your life was fine before you copped those Beats by Dre headphones in six different colors, why is your tax money convincing you that you need them now?  Think of this way:  After tax season Dr. Dre will be 1 billion dollars richer and you’ll be back to being broke.

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