Great advice if you have money management concerns.
The words of wisdom that made all the difference in my life came from my father.
He worked as a mapmaker for the Army but had a keen interest in the financial world. We were not a wealthy family, but he saved and invested and closely followed interest rate fluctuations and other financial news.
My father’s “words of wisdom” came not in the form of a pithy phrase, but in his regular discussions of money matters with me, even when I was just a young boy.
His passion was clear. We talked about money at the dinner table. I have fond memories of joining him on occasional outings to buy government bonds.
He taught me the value of saving and the importance of having a financial plan. Most important, he showed me that building financial…
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