Financial Lessons From Fantasy Football

fantasy football draft kitOur personal finances mirror many things in life, and fantasy football is no exception. Wittingly or not, we apply many of the same tactics to succeed in both. At the risk of using way too many football analogies in one article, here it goes:

An Investment In Your Future

First and foremost, fantasy football is an investment. No, not gambling. Picking players is like picking stocks. We plunk down our league fees – and any debts from the previous year – knowing that if we choose just right, we could strike it rich with a big end-of-the-season payoff.

Just like stocks, the media hypes up players as the next big thing, and we bite, usually leading to disappointing earnings. The key


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