The journey to financial independence can be a long slog. Unless you’re an investment banker or happened to get lucky with your stock options, it takes most people decades to get there.
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Sure, the biggest prizes go to the once-in-a-generation superstar. But that’s largely out of reach. It turns out, though, that if you’re thoughtful and diligent, the top 5% is attainable.
My dad gave me a lot of financial responsibility at a young age. He had been burned by multiple greedy financial advisers, so I learned how to manage money. What I learned was powerful because it came out of necessity.
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