11 personal finance basics brought to you by ‘The Golden Girls’ | Marketplace.org

A fellow blogger Donny Wise over at TheWiseMe.com referenced one of my recent posts and alerted my to this little gem of information about personal finances. The original version at http://www.marketplace.org/topics/your-money/11-personal-finance-basics-brought-you-golden-girls also has some great clips that demonstrate the financial wisdom of Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. A perfect light-hearted Sunday post!





I was sunburnt and watching Golden Girls in the middle of the night last weekend for hours. This gave me a little chuckle…




11 personal finance basics brought to you by ‘The Golden Girls


The quartet of charismatic retirees known as “The Golden Girls” taught us a lot about the power of friendship. But the popular sitcom that originally ran from 1985-1992 — and still lives on in syndication — also had plenty of personal finance lessons mixed in with the laughs. The obvious one, of course, is to save money by sharing a lovely Miami waterfront home with your three best gal pals. But here are 10 additional take-home tips from Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia that will help you fatten your wallet.


1. Keep earning money, even during retirement.
Sure, their retirement may have appeared cliché…

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