What do you wish you would’ve known when you were younger? Everyone has something—most people have a whole list. When you’re just starting out, you make decisions based on your limited knowledge of the world and learn from the consequences. But what if you had a little help? That’s where On Your Own comes in.

The author, William Bernstein, at age 7
Latest Post: October 9, 2014

Lessons from My Younger Self

Bill Bernstein started saving for his retirement almost by accident. He tells why you need to pay yourself first and often. (or Sell Out)

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