As we’ve mentioned before, here at Mint.com we firmly believe that what you carry in your wallet is just as important to your financial health as your healthiest financial habits. So not long ago, we set out on a quest to get personal finance experts to open up their wallets — and why.
This month, we caught up with Farnoosh Torabi, the author of Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life and You’re So Money: Live Rich Even When You’re Not. A financial author and expert with many years of experience, Torabi says she likes a clean wallet — but that wasn’t always the case, at least figuratively speaking. Just six or seven years ago, she carried a plethora of store credit cards opened for the sake of a one-time discount. Today, she sticks to a carefully selected few. For the details, see our interactive infographic.