When I am trying to find a good topic on which to write, I tend to gravitate to things like “lessons learned” or “lessons I wish I learned” or “lessons people should learn.” For some reason the lessons my wife, Lori, and I taught our children popped into my mind, and I started thinking about whether or not these lessons could be applied to planning and investing.
I play tennis and have for many years. I also have a very competitive nature and really hate to lose, especially when I believe I “gave” a match away; that I made too many mistakes.
Take out a dollar bill from your wallet and look at it. Now take out a second dollar bill and look at it. They look pretty similar, don’t they? They spend at the grocery store the same.
I imagine many of you have heard the story of the Blind Men and The Elephant. I believe it may have been the sixth grade or so when I was first introduced to it.
I recently read a Forbes Magazine article by Michael Schmidt dated August 27, 2013 named Don’t Take Dividends for Granted. The name itself caught my attention.
In 1966 the Guinness Book of Records named J. Paul Getty the richest private citizen in the world. At his death in 1976, his net worth was estimated at more than $25 billion (in today’s dollars).
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