How did you spend it? Best and worst purchases

Our favorite financial guru Ruth Hayden joins us at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, to talk about your most memorable financial decisions. When you look back, what was the best money you've ever spent? What was the worst thing you've ever done with your cash?

For me, the best money I've spent lately was a two-week trip around southern Europe that was decidedly too expensive (even though I was traveling on the cheap!) but was such an amazing experience that every penny spent on train tickets and good beer was worth the hurt inflicted on my bank account. On the flip side, a recent memory of money poorly spent was the used car I purchased last winter. Of course I needed a car, but I wish I had done some research before I spent so much money and wound up with a car that's been rocking a "Check Engine" light since the day after I bought it.

So share your money success - and shame - with us and tune in next week to get a little reassurance from Ruth.

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