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Share your story! What are the top money lessons from your parents?

Most of the top money lessons are taught at an early age. These are typically pretty basic lessons—things like Spend less than you earn. Stay out of debt. Invest in what you know. Wealth starts with giving. Joe O’Boyle wrote this brief anecdote for Money Magazine (June 16, 2015): At 14, my  »  Read More

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Can you envision generations you cannot see?

If you are like me, life is pretty busy as it is. My wife and my kids keep me pretty busy, and there are now 2 grandchildren—a great delight. And the truth is that those are enough to keep my life full. But when you sit and contemplate your life and what you might consider a success, do you think  »  Read More

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Leaving Wealth to Children—Examples from the Real World

He’s famous for it.  William Buffett pledged $31 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—instead of leaving it to his children.  Buffett has often said that parents should leave their children enough to do anything they want but not so much that they do nothing at all. But what about  »  Read More

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