No. 4: Buying New Cars … and Thinking It Matters

According to USA Today, the average price of a new car surged to more than $30,000 in recent years. But when you’re a 20-something, you don’t really care. You might do or say nearly anything to justify the purchase, telling yourself things like, “Everyone has a car payment!” and “I can totally afford this,” all while not really having a clue what your life will be like in the future.

via 10 Money Mistakes Most 20‑Somethings Make – The Simple Dollar.