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Opportunity cost can help you make better decisions

Opportunity cost can help you make better decisions

And that's because it helps put your decisions in context. Costs and benefits are framed in terms of what is most important to you at the time of the decision.

Every time we make a decision involving mutually exclusive alternatives, we will always be subject to this thing called “opportunity cost“.

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