Managing your finances can be tough and making mistakes is all too common. Many of us turn to personal finance experts online, in print, on television and on the radio for guidance and answers to the tough questions. These experts often provide an invaluable lifeline to those of us who are struggling. Credit.com talked to 17 prominent and up and coming financial experts and bloggers, and learned that they haven’t always been financial sages. They’ve made plenty of money mistakes too, just like the rest of us, and in many cases, those mistakes got them on the road to becoming the authorities they are today.
The takeaway: If they can make it back from the brink of financial ruin, and even thrive, so can you. Check out their stories:
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