Terri Huggins
Terri Huggins

Terri Huggins

Terri Huggins is a lifestyle writer, personal finance writer, and race and culture writer who is convinced she's figured out the trick to living life with no regrets: do what you love, give love, lead with love. She is a tireless researcher with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Her work can be found in several publications including Real Simple, New York Times, Parents, The Lily, and more. When not writing, she can be found teaching fitness or delivering presentations discussing freelancing, personal growth, and self-love. You can learn more about Terri and how to lead with love in your own life by following Terri on social media or signing up for her monthly uplifting email newsletters.
We've long been pummeled by the phrase "money can't buy happiness." But does this "wisdom" hold up in real life, in 2021? Leading money coaches and financial industry experts weigh in.
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Societal norms would tell you that people who struggle to pay bills and yet still buy the fancy coffee are "bad with money." But for broke people like me, it's quite the opposite.
When I tell people I never want to own a home, I'm met with disbelief and a monologue about the American dream. But I don't believe I'm being financially irresponsible by forgoing this supposedly sound investment opportunity.