What The Wizard of Oz Taught Me About Finance

Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz was a big deal when I was a kid. It only played on television once a year, and I made sure I didn’t miss it. Of course I didn’t realize it at the time, but this movie provides young viewers with solid examples of adult finances in terms a kid can understand.

Make sure you have a will

If the Wicked Witch of the East would have had a will, ownership of the Ruby Slippers would have never been in dispute. But then it would have been an awfully short movie, wouldn’t it?

Don’t overlook liability insurance

Dorothy is lucky that her house fell on a witch in Oz. If she still had been in Kansas, Auntie Em and Uncle Henry would have certainly been sued for


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4 Responses to What The Wizard of Oz Taught Me About Finance

  1. disneysteve says:

    Love it. Great post.

  2. Steve says:

    Thank you, it really brought back memories. One of the highlights of my youth was to watch the Wizard of Oz. I didn’t know that it was shown only once a year but now that I think about it you are right.

  3. Osadg says:

    Very amusing:-) Great topic!

  4. DIANA says:

    Memorylane all the way. Thanks

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