The financial advice I wish I had received is that you have to stay completely aware of how much money you have at all times. To some people this may seem like a no-brainer that does not warrant being a piece of advice. For me though it was a struggle that I have only recently come into control of. Being young, somewhat irresponsible, and not having an abundance of money caused me avoid facing my finances head on. I would make purchase after purchase without checking how much money I had in my bank account. I avoided the reality of my situation because it gave me stress, yet my stress only increased after a period of skirting the facts. I feel as though if I had received this advice earlier on, I may have embraced taking control of my finances at a younger age. I think it would have led me to make wiser financial decisions and definitely save me some money. You cannot run from the numbers!