If we had a dollar for every time our dads gave us a life lesson or threw an unsolicited dad joke our way, we’d be billionaires. But to be fair, some of those life lessons really work!
In many ways, our fathers are our first mentors. They were there for our first words, our first two-wheel bike ride and — as we got older — they helped us grapple with our understanding of money and how to handle it wisely. It’s safe to say that without their help, we’d probably be a lot worse off, financially.
To celebrate Father’s Day, we take a look at some of the best financial lessons we’ve heard from our old man. Prepare to take notes, laugh and shed a tear or two.