10 Debt Lessons You Can Learn from Football Players

My years in the NFL taught me almost as much about staying out of debt as my subsequent career as president of Debt.com.

So let’s kick off with some of the debt lessons you can learn from football players.

Give someone $1 million and don’t teach them how to budget, save, and  invest – and I promise you they’ll be down to their last dollar before  they retire.

Brains Beat Bucks

You can’t save money for a new car or a new home, or a new family if you don’t know what life is costing you now.

Budgeting is Your Game Plan

There are secure online tools that do the boring math for you. Technology has blown up any excuse you had for not budgeting.

Shorten the Field with Technology

Numerous polls show 4 in 10 Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency.  Polls also show those Americans are stressed out about that.

Prepare for the Trick Plays of Life

If you really want to run up the lead on your emergency fund, ask  your boss or your Human Resources Department if they’ll help you.

Recruit a New Teammate

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