Rich Dad, Rich Daughter

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Rich Dad, Rich Daughter

Rich Dad, My Father

OCTOBER 1, 2011 

David John Marotta may just be an economic columnist or financial planner to you, but to me he is an amazing father and best friend. I’d like to take this opportunity to show you why he was and is so awesome. Read More…

Your Children's First Job

Rich Dad, Working Daughter

OCTOBER 8, 2011

When it comes to teaching financial lessons, setting a good parental example is important, but actually giving the child some experience making wise financial decision is essential. Read More…

Learning to Wait a Week

Rich Dad, Patient Daughter

OCTOBER 15, 2011

With money in my pocket and impulse in my veins, I used to cherish our weekly trips to Toys ‘R’ Us. However, it was on the Barbie aisle under my parents guidance that I became a money savvy kid with the millionaire mindset. Read More…

My Money vs. Your Money

Rich Dad’s Money, Rich Daughter’s Money

OCTOBER 22, 2011

If my parents had been in control of the purse strings, I would not have learned the value of money. To a child, “My Money” is valuable where “Your Money” is worthless. Read More…

The Dangers of Wait a Week

Rich Dad, Wise Daughter

OCTOBER 29, 2011

For cheap or limited edition items, desire needs to undergo a trial other than the test of time and the Wait a Week principle should be modified. Read More…

Evaluating the Cost

Rich Dad, Discerning Daughter

NOVEMBER 5, 2011

My dad taught me the opportunity cost of a Barbie airplane, or what alternative opportunities I would be giving up when I bought it, like buying twelve Barbies. Read More…

Creative Alternatives

Rich Dad, Creative Daughter

NOVEMBER 12, 2011

One reason that many people buy things that they could have done without is “functional fixedness.” Teach children to prevent unnecessary purchases by making efforts to help them see other possible uses of owned objects. Read More…

Something Better than Hiding Money

Rich Dad, Saving Daughter

NOVEMBER 19, 2011

Although sock drawers might be able to protect wealth from physical thieves, inflation is the dastardly villain who will raid it. As a child, I did not know of such economic forces let alone that they had an influence on my humble stash. Read More…

Rich Dad, Thankful Daughter

Rich Dad, Thankful Daughter

NOVEMBER 26, 2011

Often times I wouldn’t buy for myself what my parents thought was needed. Items my parents thought were essential for me to own were purchased by them. Read More…

Rich Dad, Amused Daughter

Rich Dad, Amused Daughter

DECEMBER 3, 2011

Fun has no price tag and cannot simply be ordered online plus $3.99 shipping and handling. It’s true that money can enable experience but it cannot replace it. There is an art to having fun and it needs to be taught. Read More…

Rich Dad, Empowered Daughter

Rich Dad, Empowered Daughter

DECEMBER 10, 2011

With impulses reeling, it is easy to find a gift that children will appreciate but difficult to find one that they will love to have. The gifts that I loved to have and the presents that I still cherish are the vocational gifts that my parents purchased for me. Read More…

Rich Dad, Rich Son, Rich Granddaughter

Rich Dad, Rich Son, Rich Granddaughter

DECEMBER 17, 2011

George Marotta, also known as “Papa” to me, is quite a fount of wisdom and knowledge. In this post, I give you Papa Marotta and a little bit of wisdom I managed to get him to share on grandchildren. Read More…

Megan Marotta

Megan Marotta: Feeding Others.

DECEMBER 24, 2011

What is my favorite thing I’ve done with money? Feed others. Read More…

Rich Dad, Planning Daughter

Rich Dad, Planning Daughter

DECEMBER 31, 2011

My money has value because I have values my money helps me achieve. In this season of New Year’s resolutions and old year evaluations, treat your imagination with the question: What’s the money for? Read More…

Rich Dad Rich Daughter

Follow Megan Russell:

Chief Operating Officer, CFP®, APMA®

Megan Russell has worked with Marotta Wealth Management most of her life. She loves to find ways to make the complexities of financial planning accessible to everyone. She is the author of over 800 financial articles and is known for her expertise on tax planning.

Follow David John Marotta:

President, CFP®, AIF®, AAMS®

David John Marotta is the Founder and President of Marotta Wealth Management. He played for the State Department chess team at age 11, graduated from Stanford, taught Computer and Information Science, and still loves math and strategy games. In addition to his financial writing, David is a co-author of The Haunting of Bob Cratchit.