A father’s letter to his kid: The 9 money and life lessons most people learn too late in life

Morgan Housel, Contributor On June 3, 2019, my wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world. She’s barely old enough to walk, so her job (mostly eating and sleeping) hasn’t changed much. But, one day, she’ll need some money and life advice. As a father who has spent much of his career studying and writing about money, behavioral finance and business, this is what I’ll…

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The beach

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