‘No One Ever Told Us That’: One Grandfather’s Advice On Money And Life

John Spooner, at WBUR's studios (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

John Spooner, at WBUR’s studios (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

In a series of letters to his grandchildren — collected in his new book, “No One Ever Told Us That” — Boston-based author and financial advisor John Spooner shares his essential lessons about  life, money, investing and the quest for financial security.

His wisdom ranges from “Fear and greed rule the markets”  and “Debt can be killer” to “The unusual aspects of your lives can open doors” and “Never be intimidated by people with graduate degrees.”



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