13 Lessons Horror Movies Teach Us About Personal Finance
I grew up watching horror movies. Which is a bit comical, since I’m pretty much a big chicken.
No joke. If someone jumps out at me from around the corner yelling “Boo!”, I’m gone.
You’ll find me two miles down the road, without a thought of returning until the whole house has been purged of evil spirits.
I don’t know why I consented to watch all of these films. Maybe it was a sign of the times.
Because it seems like the 80’s was the decade of scary movies. Or that could just be my warped recollection.
But family fun night — let’s watch Friday the 13th!
Teenage sleepover — of course, Sleepaway Camp!
And for the annual Halloween party — well, I’d expect nothing less than gathering together to watch our favorite silent masked villain — no, not that one, the other one. Michael Myers, of course.
Watching horror movies was a legit rite of passage when I was a kid.
And it went hand-in-hand with checking under my bed, sleeping with the lights on, and asking my dad to check for monsters in the closet.
And yes, as a full grown adult, I am still afraid of the dark.