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Billionaires Who Started with Paper Routes and 5 Key Lessons Learned

As I research incredibly successful billionaires, I am fascinated by one common theme: Many started their rise to power at an incredibly young age (usually 12 years old) and often with a paper route.


Billionaire John C. Bogle was the founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group and creator of the Index Fund. He was born in 1929 at the start of the Great Depression and started delivering newspapers at the age of nine. In his interview in Money Master the Game, he is quoted as telling his children, “Sometimes I wish that you would have grown up with all the advantages I had.” To which they ask, “Don’t you mean disadvantages?” “No kid, I don’t. I mean advantages. Getting along in the world, working your way through it all.”… READ MORE  BY BILL CARMODY


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