So Money - Episode 736

Danielle Town

NYT Bestselling Author of Invested

Ever want to do the exact opposite of what your parents want you to do? I think we’ve all been there. There’s just something important about making your own choices and decisions as you grow up. But then, of course, we usually discover our parents were right.

Today’s guest is Danielle Town, a New York Times best selling author of the book Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad). 

The funny thing is Danielle admits she actively avoided the topic of investing her entire life. Ironically, her father, Phil Town, is a highly sought after speaker about investing and a New York Times best selling author in his own right. He wrote the book, Rule #1, years ago which made him a household name in the world of investing

Danielle was raised by one of America’s leading financial experts but, it took her until adulthood to really want to master her finances and it’s when she realized that her dad might have something important after all.

Danielle and I explore her childhood. What was it about the friction between she and her dad that led to her avoidance of learning about investing? And what is she investing in now? It’s just ONE stock, I was shocked to learn.

To learn more about Danielle visit You can also follow her on Twitter @Danielle_Town and buy her New York Times best selling book, Invested.

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