I’m lucky enough to have two living grandmothers. My grandma on my dad’s side was born in 1928, and my nana on my mom’s side was born in 1931. They are children of the Depression, and they are both extremely savvy about their money.
Nowadays, it’s hip to be frugal. I should know! But back in those days (when they had to walk uphill! Both ways! In the snow! With only a hot potato to help keep their hands warm!) their frugality was born of necessity. They didn’t have much. Really. And they survived. Actually, I’d argue that they’ve truly thrived, and we could all learn a thing or two from them. Read on to find ten things our grandparents can teach us about money.
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