Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Baker of Man Vs. Debt.
“Look back to learn how to look forward.” -Joe Girard
Our grandfather’s generation wasn’t perfect. They had their own set of flaws and weaknesses. But they got a lot of things right. And one of those things is how to handle your finances. Grandpa learned his financial lessons from the school of hard knocks. He lived through the Great Depression, which taught him to live leanly, to save, and to be grateful for what he had. And he lived in a time where staying out of debt was a matter of independence, pride, and self-reliance, something he believed reflected on a man’s most precious resource–his character. http://artofmanliness.com/2011/09/20/4-personal-finance-principles-that-would-make-your-grandfather-proud/