Originally posted on Consumers CU:
Many thanks to Nico Leyva for today’s guest post. Nico writes for Nerdwallet, a consumer finance website that promotes financial literacy and looks for the best ways to save you money.
You’ve probably heard the story about a friend who mixed cola and pop rocks to disastrous effect, or at least heard it secondhand from a friend of a friend, who heard it from their cousin…you get the picture. Urban legends and myths exist in every part of the world, and everyone seems to have a story that pertains to a certain aspect of life, whether it’s a first relationship, buying a new car, or going to college.