7 Best Money Tips from Warren Buffett. Chances are, you know who Warren Buffett is.
He’s one of the richest men in the world, and he’s famous for his ability to spot a good investment. He’s also a famous penny pincher who makes it a point to get good value for whatever it is he buys. He also famously gave one of the best pieces of investment advice out there when he suggested that the time to buy is when everyone else is fearful. Recently, Buffett signed on to voice an animated version of himself in a financial literacy show aimed at children, “Secret Millionaires Club.” Buffett spoke with Yahoo! Are You Ready to Seek Investment for Your Company? 8 Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin. 1.
Understand the True Value of ThingsTest Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success came from living the virtues of frugality and industry, and his life offers us many personal finance lessons that apply to modern men just as much as they did to those living in colonial America. So without further ado, let’s dive right into uncovering some of Ben’s timeless wisdom. Benjamin Franklin learned one of his first, and most important, personal finance lessons as a boy. When he was seven, he saw another boy blowing a whistle and was so charmed by its sound that he offered the boy all the money in his pockets for it.
But Franklin took an invaluable lesson away from his youthful mistake: 2. Franklin’s father at first wanted him to go into the ministry, but then decided that the boy would follow in his own footsteps and become a candlemaker. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. ”What price the price of that book?” Five Easiest Ways to Save Money. This post is by staff writer Sarah Gilbert.
This is America Saves Week, and I am writing to you sitting next to a jar. This jar is stuffed full (okay, imagine it gently filled — it’s a small jar) of five dollar bills. I do not feel proud that this is the best way I’ve found yet to save money consistently; somehow, having it sit there on the windowsill is a gentle reminder that there are more important things than the x (a new wireless router; mine is working, just not sparklingly), y (a quick run to the shop on the corner for a thermos of coffee), and z (delivery pizza for dinner instead of leftovers) that I could spend my available cash upon. I can’t quite figure out why this works, but I feel that there is some deep insight here. The thing is: there is “saving” money and then there is “saving money.” 1. …but it was my 9-year-old’s idea. “Why don’t you pick an amount every time you get money, like $20, and put it in a jar to save?”
“What am I saving for?”