“When I was young, everything I knew about investing I learned from TV. This was how you invested: You call guys in suits to buy a stock, and then they go to the trading floor and yell that order as loud as they can, and somehow the money lands in your account and you become a millionaire.
Then you also had to be the “type” of person to invest: the rich person type. Investing was not for people like my mom, who worked at a factory inspecting car parts. No, she wanted to keep her money exactly where she could see it. At that drab local bank down the street, earning 1% interest.” Continue Reading