Money Lessons From Our Founding Fathers

In the midst of firing up the grill and prepping the potato salad for the Fourth of July festivities, consider this: There are plenty of financial lessons our founding fathers can teach your kids.

Ones that would make George Washington and Thomas Jefferson proud.

To get you started, we dug back in the history books to find some of the most beneficial lessons from when America was just born that still stand the test of time today.

How many of these wise money sayings do you know?

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  • Sjdemo

    i prefer the Animaniacs response to ol’ Ben: early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy — but socially dead.