5 thoughts on “What money lessons did you learn from your father?

  1. My parents were/are from the depression era. My Morningom saved and reused everything. My Dad’s family ran a real estate business so I picked up a lot of knowledge of real estate and the value of a good investment (sometimes it is OK to spend money on a good thing) as well as long term horizons and diversification. He saw his father build a successful business and nearly loose it all because of the depression and health issues. His dad smoked a lot. Because of that, my dad never smoked, never really invested much in individual stocks but believed duplexes and rental income. like your father, my Dad placed a great value on learning, reading and education. He was the first of our family to go to college and get a degree – 2 actually) and

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