10 Money Lessons From Benjamin Franklin

Ben Franklin

Long before the financial gurus with their TV shows and persona finance books to sell were around, Benjamin Franklin was giving down-to-earth, sound money advice to anyone who would listen. The advice was so sound that it’s still relevant and applicable to this day. Here are ten money lessons from Ben Franklin that you would be wise to follow:

“A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned”

This is one of Benjamin Franklin’s most famous quotes, and it’s still one of the most useful for modern society. The adage states that saving money is the most important factor in financial stability and building wealth. Benjamin Franklin knew what he was talking about when it came to sav

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4 Responses to 10 Money Lessons From Benjamin Franklin

  1. S. B. says:

    These 10 sentences just about say it all when it comes to earning, saving, spending, and borrowing. Great article.

  2. Jay says:

    Thomas Jefferson also had 12 Canons of Conduct, including:

    #3. Never spend your money before you have it.
    #4. Never buy a thing you do not want, because it is cheap, it will be dear to you.
    #5. Take care of your cents: Dollars will take care of themselves.

  3. Minny says:

    ‘A penny saved is a penny earned’ is an old adage and it very true. The easiest money you have is that you earn from your main job.

  4. nanda says:

    Great wisdom. So simple but so easily overlooked by to many.

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