So Money - Episode 433

J L Collins

Author of The Simple Path to Wealth

Today’s guest is J L “Jim” Collins, a prolific financial blogger who began writing more or less in retirement. In 2011 he wrote a series of letters to his daughter about money and investing so she could learn what worked and even from his mistakes. In the process, he created a gateway to financial independence for her. At the suggestion of a colleague, he created a blog where he posted the letters so they could also benefit his other family and friends. The blog is at

Fast forward to today, the blog has become a go-to for people around the world seeking financial wisdom. And he has a new book out called The Simple Path to Wealth. James has taken the ideas and concepts and crafted them into a roadmap for readers.

In the interview we discuss his top investment pick of all time. Plus, those letters he wrote to his daughter about money like how did she react and where is she today?

If you’d like to learn more about James, visit his website

One of my favorite quotes from the interview: “There is no more powerful tool than money and if you don’t master it, it will master you.” – Click To Tweet

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